THE ILLUSTRATORS 2017

THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1880-2017

Chris Beetles Gallery is pleased to present The Illustrators, the biggest event worldwide for cartoon and illustration collectors.
This year's exhibition features over 600 pictures covering the last two centuries, with prices ranging from £350 to £35,000.

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MR W ROTHENSTEIN DOING NOTHING by SIR MAX BEERBOHM

MR W ROTHENSTEIN DOING NOTHING

WOT'S THE GOOD OF HAVING A PERFECT DAY IF YOU CAN'T HAVE A PERFECT NIGHT? by MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL

WOT'S THE GOOD OF HAVING A PERFECT DAY IF YOU CAN'T HAVE A PERFECT NIGHT?

WOT I NEEDS   IS TO WIN A NICE LITTLE 'SWEEP!' by MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL

WOT I NEEDS IS TO WIN A NICE LITTLE 'SWEEP!'

WE KNOW   EVERY DAY IT'S THE SAME OLD GRIND  
WITH COOKING AN' CLEANING AN' BABIES TO MIND  
 by MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL

WE KNOW  EVERY DAY IT'S THE SAME OLD GRIND WITH COOKING AN' CLEANING AN' BABIES TO MIND

JUST TO REMIND YOU WE'RE MOVING by MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL

JUST TO REMIND YOU WE'RE MOVING

HOW AM I DOIN'? by MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL

HOW AM I DOIN'?

THERE'S ONE THING WORSE THAN BEING MARRIED   THAT'S NOT BEING MARRIED by MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL

THERE'S ONE THING WORSE THAN BEING MARRIED THAT'S NOT BEING MARRIED

KEEP IT DARK   I'LL BE SEEING YOU SOON! by MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL

KEEP IT DARK I'LL BE SEEING YOU SOON!

BEFORE WE CLOSE OUR BLACKOUTS
THIS IS WHAT WE'LL DO   
YOU SEND A LOVING THOUGHT TO ME
AN' I'LL SEND ONE TO YOU! by MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL

BEFORE WE CLOSE OUR BLACKOUTS THIS IS WHAT WE'LL DO   YOU SEND A LOVING THOUGHT TO ME AN' I'LL SEND ONE TO YOU!

PETROL RATIONS   NUFFING! I'LL GET ALONG ALL RIGHT! by MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL

PETROL RATIONS NUFFING! I'LL GET ALONG ALL RIGHT!

'WHY DO YOU PLAY THIS GOLF?' SAYS SHE
'TO KEEP MESELF FIT, OF COURSE!' SAYS HE
'FIT FOR WOT, PRAY SAY?' SAYS SHE
FIT TO PLAY GOLF, OLE DEAR!' SAYS HE by MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL

'WHY DO YOU PLAY THIS GOLF?' SAYS SHE 'TO KEEP MESELF FIT, OF COURSE!' SAYS HE 'FIT FOR WOT, PRAY SAY?' SAYS SHE FIT TO PLAY GOLF, OLE DEAR!' SAYS HE

A SHELLFISH STALL IN A LONDON STREET by HENRY MAYO BATEMAN

A SHELLFISH STALL IN A LONDON STREET

OLD TIMERS by HENRY MAYO BATEMAN

OLD TIMERS

LARDER OF DELIGHTS by HENRY MAYO BATEMAN

LARDER OF DELIGHTS

THE PLUMBER by HENRY MAYO BATEMAN

THE PLUMBER

THE RICH ARRIVED IN PAIRS
AND ALSO IN ROLLS ROYCES;
THEY TALKED OF THEIR AFFAIRS
IN LOUD AND STRIDENT VOICES by NICOLAS BENTLEY

THE RICH ARRIVED IN PAIRS AND ALSO IN ROLLS ROYCES; THEY TALKED OF THEIR AFFAIRS IN LOUD AND STRIDENT VOICES

THE PEOPLE IN BETWEEN
LOOKED UNDERDONE AND HARASSED,
AND OUT OF PLACE AND MEAN,
AND HORRIBLY EMBARRASSED by NICOLAS BENTLEY

THE PEOPLE IN BETWEEN LOOKED UNDERDONE AND HARASSED, AND OUT OF PLACE AND MEAN, AND HORRIBLY EMBARRASSED

THERE IS A LITERARY MAN,
WHOSE NAME IS HERBERT KEANES:
HIS COAT IS LINED WITH ASTRACHAN.
HE LIVES ON PRIVATE MEANS by NICOLAS BENTLEY

THERE IS A LITERARY MAN, WHOSE NAME IS HERBERT KEANES: HIS COAT IS LINED WITH ASTRACHAN. HE LIVES ON PRIVATE MEANS

HIS HOUSE IS IN ST JAMES'S SQUARE
(WHICH I COULD NOT AFFORD).
HIS HEAD IS STRONG BUT SHORT OF HAIR,
HIS UNCLE IS A LORD by NICOLAS BENTLEY

HIS HOUSE IS IN ST JAMES'S SQUARE (WHICH I COULD NOT AFFORD). HIS HEAD IS STRONG BUT SHORT OF HAIR, HIS UNCLE IS A LORD

THIS UNCLE LOVES HIM LIKE A SON
AND HAS BEEN HEARD TO VOW
HE WILL BE FAMOUS LATER ON
AND EVEN MIGHT BE NOW by NICOLAS BENTLEY

THIS UNCLE LOVES HIM LIKE A SON AND HAS BEEN HEARD TO VOW HE WILL BE FAMOUS LATER ON AND EVEN MIGHT BE NOW