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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FIRST WITH A PRIVATE TUTOR, THEN
AT ETON HERBERT KEANES,
LIKE OTHER STRONG SUCCESSFUL MEN,
WAS NURTURED IN HIS TEENS by NICOLAS BENTLEY

FIRST WITH A PRIVATE TUTOR, THEN AT ETON HERBERT KEANES, LIKE OTHER STRONG SUCCESSFUL MEN, WAS NURTURED IN HIS TEENS

TO CURIOUS DONS HE NEXT WOULD PAY
HIS TRIFLING ENTRANCE FEE,
AND WAS ACCEPTED, STRANGE TO SAY,
BY THOSE AT TRINITY:
TALL TRINITY WHEREBY THE CAM
ITS AWFUL TORRENT ROLLS,
BUT THERE! - I DO NOT CARE A DAMN,
IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN ALL SOULS by NICOLAS BENTLEY

TO CURIOUS DONS HE NEXT WOULD PAY HIS TRIFLING ENTRANCE FEE, AND WAS ACCEPTED, STRANGE TO SAY, BY THOSE AT TRINITY: TALL TRINITY WHEREBY THE CAM ITS AWFUL TORRENT ROLLS, BUT THERE! - I DO NOT CARE A DAMN, IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN ALL SOULS

HAS SAT FOR PUTTICOMBE IN KENT
BUT LOST THE SEAT HE WON
BY BOLDLY SAYING WHAT HE MEANT
THOUGH MEANING HE HAD NONE by NICOLAS BENTLEY

HAS SAT FOR PUTTICOMBE IN KENT BUT LOST THE SEAT HE WON BY BOLDLY SAYING WHAT HE MEANT THOUGH MEANING HE HAD NONE

LADIES FROM THE STREETS.
A STRONG PROTECTIONIST, BELIEVES
IN EVERYTHING BUT HEAVEN.
FOR ENTERTAINMENT, DINES, RECIEVES,
UNMARRIED. 57 by NICOLAS BENTLEY

LADIES FROM THE STREETS. A STRONG PROTECTIONIST, BELIEVES IN EVERYTHING BUT HEAVEN. FOR ENTERTAINMENT, DINES, RECIEVES, UNMARRIED. 57

POPULAR MISCONCEPTIONS   ENGLAND by GRAHAM LAIDLER

POPULAR MISCONCEPTIONS ENGLAND

LUCIE BROWN   A TRAGEDY by GRAHAM LAIDLER

LUCIE BROWN A TRAGEDY

THE BRITISH CHARACTER   PASSION FOR NOT FORGETTING THE MODERATELY GREAT by GRAHAM LAIDLER

THE BRITISH CHARACTER PASSION FOR NOT FORGETTING THE MODERATELY GREAT

WELCOME FOR THE WARRIOR RETURNING FROM THE WARS: AN HISTORICAL SURVEY by GRAHAM LAIDLER

WELCOME FOR THE WARRIOR RETURNING FROM THE WARS: AN HISTORICAL SURVEY

SALOON BAR AT THE ABBEY PUB, CHELSEA by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

SALOON BAR AT THE ABBEY PUB, CHELSEA

IN THE STUDIO by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

IN THE STUDIO

THE SCULPTOR AND HIS MODEL by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

THE SCULPTOR AND HIS MODEL

THE DRESSING ROOM by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

THE DRESSING ROOM

ENJOYING THE VIEW by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

ENJOYING THE VIEW

TWO ILLUSTRATED LETTERS TO THE BANK MANAGER MR CLARK by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

TWO ILLUSTRATED LETTERS TO THE BANK MANAGER MR CLARK

TWO ILLUSTRATED LETTERS TO THE BANK MANAGER MR CLARK by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

TWO ILLUSTRATED LETTERS TO THE BANK MANAGER MR CLARK

DESCENT FROM THE ROBING ROOM
OR ONE FOR EACH DAY OF THE WEEK by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

DESCENT FROM THE ROBING ROOM OR ONE FOR EACH DAY OF THE WEEK

A LONDON MAGISTRATE'S COURT
OR OLDER BUT NO BETTER by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

A LONDON MAGISTRATE'S COURT OR OLDER BUT NO BETTER

LONDON SESSIONS
OR 'HOW DO I KNOW WHAT HE THOUGHT?' by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

LONDON SESSIONS OR 'HOW DO I KNOW WHAT HE THOUGHT?'

PUPILS
OR 'LISTEN TO THIS ONE' by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

PUPILS OR 'LISTEN TO THIS ONE'

A COURT AT THE OLD BAILEY
OR 'MEMBERS OF THE JURY, YOU CAN'T CONVICT MY CLIENT' (CAN'T THEY!) by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

A COURT AT THE OLD BAILEY OR 'MEMBERS OF THE JURY, YOU CAN'T CONVICT MY CLIENT' (CAN'T THEY!)