READ Famous Illustrators from the Netherlands

3.2k views 13 items

List of notable or famous illustrators from the Netherlands, with bios and photos, including the top illustrators born in the Netherlands and even some popular illustrators who immigrated to the Netherlands. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Dutch 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 the Netherlands is included when available.

This list below has a variety of people in it, from Gerard David to Magda van Tilburg.

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

Use this list of renowned Dutch illustrators to discover some new illustrators that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (13 items)

Catharina Valckx is a writer and illustrator. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Netherlands, European Netherlands, Utrecht, Kingdom of the Netherlands, De Bilt

see more on Catharina Valckx
Charlotte Dematons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Illustrators from the Netherlands
Photo: Freebase

Charlotte Dematons is an illustrator. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Évreux, France

see more on Charlotte Dematons
Dick Bruna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Illustrators from the Netherlands
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License

Dick Bruna is a Dutch author, artist, illustrator and graphic designer. Bruna is best known for his children's books which he authored and illustrated, now numbering over 200. His best known creation is Miffy, a small rabbit drawn with heavy graphic lines, simple shapes and primary colors. Other recurring characters include Boris the little boy bear and Barbara his girlfriend, Poppy the kind pig lady and Snuffy the dog. Additionally, Bruna has also created stories for characters such as Lottie, Farmer John, and Hettie Hedgehog. Aside from his prolific catalog of children's books, Bruna also illustrated and designed book covers, posters and promotional materials for his father's publishing ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 90

Birthplace: Utrecht, Kingdom of the Netherlands

see more on Dick Bruna
Gerard David is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Illustrators from the Netherlands
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Gerard David was an Early Netherlandish painter and manuscript illuminator known for his brilliant use of color. Only a bare outline of his life survives, although some facts are known. He may have been the "Meester gheraet van brugghe" who became a master of the Antwerp guild in 1515. He was very successful in his lifetime and probably ran two workshops, in Antwerp and Bruges. His reputation diminished in the 17th century until he was rediscovered in the 19th century. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 63 (1460-1523)

Birthplace: Oudewater, Kingdom of the Netherlands

see more on Gerard David