American illustrator Eloise Wilkin..She is remembered for illustrating the classic Little Golden Books. She used her own family as models for her characters..her art popped off pages in ways in which words were almost unnecessary. She passed away on October 4, 1987. With her pet pit bull.
JC Leyendecker (3/23/74 – 7/25/51) was the preeminent American illustrators of the early 20th century. Best known for his poster, book & advertising illustrations, and his numerous covers for The Saturday Evening Post. Between 1896 and 1950, painted more than 400 magazine covers. During the Golden Age of American Illustration, for The Saturday Evening Post alone, produced 322 covers, as well as many advertisement illustrations for its interior pages.