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List of notable or famous illustrators from England, with bios and photos, including the top illustrators born in England and even some popular illustrators who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English illustrators then this list is the perfect resource for you. These illustrators are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known illustrator from England is included when available.

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This historic illustrators from England list can help answer the questions "Who are some English illustrators of note?" and "Who are the most famous illustrators from England?" These prominent illustrators of England may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected English illustrators.

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Alfreda Benge is a lyricist and illustrator. She was born in 1940 in Austria to a Polish mother, and came to England in 1947. She has been married to musician Robert Wyatt since 1974. She has contributed lyrics to many of his compositions, and has written lyrics for French musician/producer Bertrand Burgalat, and for Brazilian singer Monica Vasconcelos. Benge studied painting at Camberwell Art School, graphics at the London School of Printing, film at the RCA, worked in film, and served as an assistant to the editor Graeme Clifford for Nicolas Roeg's Don't Look Now. She has provided cover artwork for all Wyatt's solo albums since 1974, as well as for albums by other musicians including ...more

Age: 78

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Anthony Browne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Illustrators from England
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Anthony Edward Tudor Browne is a British writer and illustrator of children's books, primarily picture books, with nearly forty titles to his name. For his lasting contribution as a children's illustrator he won the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2000, the highest recognition available to creators of children's books. From 2009 to 2011 he was Children's Laureate. Browne won two Kate Greenaway Medals from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book illustration. For the 50th anniversary of the Medal, a panel named his 1983 medalist Gorilla one of the top ten winning works, which composed the ballot for a public election of the nation's ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Arthur Hughes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Illustrators from England
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Arthur Hughes, was an English painter and illustrator associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1832-1915)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Beatrix Potter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Illustrators from England
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Helen Beatrix Potter was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children's books, featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit, which celebrated the British landscape and country life. Born into a wealthy Unitarian family, Potter, along with her younger brother Walter Bertram, grew up with few friends outside her large extended family. Her parents were artistic, interested in nature and enjoyed the countryside. As children, Beatrix and Bertram had numerous small animals as pets which they observed closely and drew endlessly. Summer holidays were spent away from London, in Scotland and in the English Lake District ...more

Age: Died at 77 (1866-1943)

Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom

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