THE ILLUSTRATORS 2018

THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION: 1900-2018

Chris Beetles Gallery is pleased to present The Illustrators, the biggest event worldwide for cartoon and illustration collectors.
This year's exhibition features over 400 pictures covering the last two centuries, with prices ranging from £350 to £37,500.

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THE BRITISH CHARACTER
ENTHUSIASM FOR PERPETUATING ANCIENT CUSTOMS AND CEREMONIES by GRAHAM LAIDLER

THE BRITISH CHARACTER ENTHUSIASM FOR PERPETUATING ANCIENT CUSTOMS AND CEREMONIES

POPULAR MISCONCEPTIONS 
LIFE IN THE DEMOCRACIES by GRAHAM LAIDLER

POPULAR MISCONCEPTIONS LIFE IN THE DEMOCRACIES

A SCHEME FOR THE COLLECTION OF PASSENGERS FROM WAY-SIDE RAILWAY STATIONS BY NON-STOP TRAINS FOLLOWING THE PRINCIPLE IN USE FOR MAIL BAGS IS AMONG THE RAILWAY IMPROVEMENTS by GRAHAM LAIDLER

A SCHEME FOR THE COLLECTION OF PASSENGERS FROM WAY-SIDE RAILWAY STATIONS BY NON-STOP TRAINS FOLLOWING THE PRINCIPLE IN USE FOR MAIL BAGS IS AMONG THE RAILWAY IMPROVEMENTS

STRIKING PORTRAIT OF MR FRANKLIN IN CHARACTERISTIC ORATORICAL POSE by GRAHAM LAIDLER

STRIKING PORTRAIT OF MR FRANKLIN IN CHARACTERISTIC ORATORICAL POSE

PIRATE by MERVYN PEAKE

PIRATE

PAGAN DANCER by MERVYN PEAKE

PAGAN DANCER

ITALIAN BOY IN EDGWARE ROAD by MERVYN PEAKE

ITALIAN BOY IN EDGWARE ROAD

GROTESQUE FIGURES by MERVYN PEAKE

GROTESQUE FIGURES

NUDE by MERVYN PEAKE

NUDE

STANDING NUDE by MERVYN PEAKE

STANDING NUDE

STUDY OF A HEAD by MERVYN PEAKE

STUDY OF A HEAD

MISS GREEK by MERVYN PEAKE

MISS GREEK

CREME DE LA CREME by MERVYN PEAKE

CREME DE LA CREME

CABARET TURN by MERVYN PEAKE

CABARET TURN

WE DANCED THE DANCES OF ALL COUNTRIES by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

WE DANCED THE DANCES OF ALL COUNTRIES

WHEN FLORINDO CAME THAT NIGHT TO ESCORT HER TO THE CARNIVAL, HE FOUND HER THE JOYOUS ROSAURA OF YESTERDAY by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

WHEN FLORINDO CAME THAT NIGHT TO ESCORT HER TO THE CARNIVAL, HE FOUND HER THE JOYOUS ROSAURA OF YESTERDAY

THERE AT THE DOOR STOOD THE MERRY OLD MILKMAN by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

THERE AT THE DOOR STOOD THE MERRY OLD MILKMAN

THE OLD PANTALEONE CAME TO ROSAURA WREATHED IN SMILES. 'WELL, MY CHARMER,' SAID HE, 'HAVE I NOT GAINED THE PRIZE?' by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

THE OLD PANTALEONE CAME TO ROSAURA WREATHED IN SMILES. 'WELL, MY CHARMER,' SAID HE, 'HAVE I NOT GAINED THE PRIZE?'

OR ELSE SHE WOULD DANCE IN THEIR GARDENS by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

OR ELSE SHE WOULD DANCE IN THEIR GARDENS

ORDEAL BY CHARABANC by EDWARD ARDIZZONE

ORDEAL BY CHARABANC