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PENGUIN COVERS - ILLUSTRATORS, ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS



INDEX to Illustrators, Artists and Designers of Penguin Covers

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THIS PAGE - Illustrators, Artists and Designers U V W X Y Z






Welcome to our pages with the designers who created the covers of Penguin Books, and the illustrators, artists and photographers whose work was used.

The individuals are listed on the pages in alphabetical order. The image displayed is usually the first item listed - and the entries are in series and number order, i.e. Main Series followed in order from 'A' (Pelicans) to 'Z' (Pelican History of Art). Clicking on the reference numbers will take you to the relevant entry in the website.

Our lists are only of the books for which we have images. The lists will be updated and extended as additional images are added to the site.

Under represented is the work by Edward Young who designed the original Penguin colophon, and the cover with its 3 horizontal bands of colour-white-colour, the quartic in the upper band and the early typography. The principle of the design, which has become iconic, remained for the first two decades although the colophons and typography subtlety changed. Additionally, the immensely influential work of the two Penguin typographers, Jan Tschichold and Hans Schmoller also remains mostly behind the scenes.

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Information with some cover photographs of the artists, illustrators and designers

Ulyatt
Artist: KENNETH ULYATT

Books: PE8;   PE15;  
Unger
Artist: HANS UNGER

Books: 1214;   1238;   1246;   1263;   1833;   A485;   PH39;   S182;  
Usborne
Artist: ANN USBORNE

Books: 2173;   A686;   PH102;   PH107;  
Vallotton
Artist: FELIX VALLOTTON

Books: L167;  
Vandivert
Artist: WILLIAM VANDIVERT

Books: S241 (Robertson);  
Van Dyck
Artist: VAN DYCK

Books: A839;  
Van Gogh
Artist: VAN GOGH

Books: 2329;  
Vanis
Artist: J. VANIS

Books: 2137 (Sis);  
Varley
Artist: SYLVIA VARLEY

Books: K19;  
Vasarely
Artist: VICTOR VASARELY

Books: 2224;  
Vasari
Artist: GIORGIO VASARI

Books: L164;  
Vasseur
Artist: PETER LE VASSEUR

Books: PK43;  
Vedel
Artist: OLE VEDEL

Books: 1938;   A347;   A462;   A486;   A501;   A523;   A546;   A552;   A556;   A616;   S195;   S227;  
Venables
Artist: BERNARD VENABLES

Books: PP53;  
Verney
Artist: JOHN VERNEY

Books: 1288;   1621;   PS181;  
Vertès
Artist: MARCEL VERTÈS

Books: 1983;  
Vignelli
Artist: MASSIMO VIGNELLI

Books: 2306;   A593;   A682;   AP1;   AP2;   AP3;   AP5;   AP6;   AP7;   AP10;   AP13;   AP14;  
'Vicky'
Artist: 'VICKY', VICTOR WEISZ

Books: 1463;  
Villon
Artist: JACQUES VILLON

Books: 2362;  
Vinci
Artist: KIKY VICES VINCI

Books: A841;  
Vinnicombe
Artist: PATRICIA VINNICOMBE

Books: R83;  
Visscher
Artist: CLAES JANSZ VISSCHER

Books: A666 (Marber);  
Vuillard
Artist: ÉDOUARD VUILLARD

Books: 1740;   2013;  
Waldman J
Artist: JULES LEE WALDMAN

Books: A777;  
Waldman L
Artist: LESTER WALDMAN

Books: 2010;   2324;   2474;   2497;   2536;   2544;   2583;  
Walford
Artist: ASTRID WALFORD

Books: PS76;  
Walker
Artist: G. WALKER

Books: A1000 (Freeman);  
Wallace-Crabbe
Artist: ROBIN WALLACE-CRABBE

Books: AU13;   AU14;  
Walters
Artist: HARRIET WALTERS

Books: D95 (Bassot);  
Ward J.
Artist: JOHN WARD

Books: 1682;   1695;   1817;   2099;   2283;  
Ward R.
Artist: RONALD WARD

Books: 1674;  
Watson
Artist: J. M. WATSON

Books: A461;  
Watteau
Artist: JEAN-ANTOINE WATTEAU

Books: L133;  
Wayne
Artist: DORRIT C. WAYNE

Books: L12;  
Weaver
Artist: RICHARD WEAVER

Books: 2389;   2650;   2809;   2811 (Gulik);   2826 (Gulik);   2833;  
Wegner
Artist: FRITZ WEGNER

Books: PK50;  
Weill
Artist: E. B. WEILL

Books: A650;  
Weissenborn
Artist: H. WEISSENBORN

Books: PProgress10years;  
Whistler
Artist: JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER

Books: 2451;  
Whistler R
Artist: REX WHISTLER

Books: 1952;  
White A
Artist: ARCHIE WHITE

Books: PP88;  
White E
Artist: ETHELBERT WHITE

Books: C4;   USA-508;  
White G
Artist: GWEN WHITE

Books: K26;   PS25;  
Whitehead
Artist: KEITH WHITEHEAD

Books: 2269;   R29;  
Whiteley
Artist: BRETT WHITELEY

Books: A935;  
Whittam
Artist: GEOFFREY WHITTAM

Books: PK16;   PS95;   PS106;   PS255;  
Wickham
Artist: MICHAEL WICKHAM

Books: PH101;   PH104;  
Wiese
Artist: KURT WIESE

Books: PX1;  
Wildbur
Artist: PETER WILDBUR

Books: A519;   A603;   A633;  
Wildsmith
Artist: BRIAN WILDSMITH

Books: 1625;   PS135;   PS139;   PS222;   CL1962;  
Williams G
Artist: GARTH WILLIAMS

Books: PS183;   PS185;   PS194;  
Williams, Maurice
Artist: MAURICE WILLIAMS

Books: PP56;   PS114;  
Williams, Michael
Artist: MICHAEL WILLIAMS

Books: Q26 (Griffiths);  
Williams N
Artist: NIKE WILLIAMS

Books: 2819 (Collins);   2820 (Collins);  
Williams P
Artist: PAT WILLIAMS

Books: 2546;   2547;  
Willock
Artist: HARRY WILLOCK

Books: 2481 (Aldridge);   2506 (Aldridge);   2705;   2832;   A755 (Aldridge/Haynes);  
Wilson F
Artist: FRANK WILSON

Books: 1142;  
Wilson M
Artist: MAURICE WILSON

Books: A351;   A942 (Rolfe);   PP56;   PP68;   PP73;  
Wilson, Sandy
Artist: SANDY WILSON

Books: 1350;  
Wilson, Susan
Artist: SUSAN WILSON

Books: 2749;  
Wire
Artist: DAVID WIRE

Books: AU28;  
Wolpe
Artist: BERTHOLD WOLPE

Books: K72;   L34;   L44;   L60;   L70;   L90;   L102;  
Wood G
Artist: GRANT WOOD

Books: T17;  
Wood O
Artist: OWEN WOOD

Books: 2910;  
Wood R
Artist: ROGER WOOD

Books: 2655;   A859;   AU16;  
Woodcock
Artist: JOHN WOODCOCK

Books: PP104;   PS92;   PS142;  
Woods
Artist: MIRIAM WOODS

Books: USA-597;   USA-617;  
Worth
Artist: BRIAN WORTH

Books: 2798;  
'Wren'
Artist: 'WREN'

Books: PP94;  
Wright
Artist: FREIRE WRIGHT

Books: 2417 (Ferris);   2699;   2976;  
xenia
Artist: XENIA

Books: T5;   T12;   T13;   T15;   T19;   T23;   T28;  
Yates
Artist: TONY YATES

Books: 2602;   2964 (Booth);  
Yciar
Artist: JUAN DE YCIAR

Books: A973 (Tschichold);  
Yeates
Artist: G. K. YEATES

Books: 1784;  
Yeats
Artist: JACK B. YEATS

Books: 2636;  
Yee
Artist: CHIANG YEE

Books: PP15;   PP36;  
Yeomans
Artist: IAN YEOMANS

Books: 2255;   2379;   2386;   2460;   2513;   A625;   A719;   A735;   A785;   A870;   PH89 (Robertson);   PH97 (Robertson);   PH114;  
Yo
Artist: YO ? (or RO ?)

Books: S174;  
York
Artist: DENISE YORK

Books: 2024;   2150;   2246 (Suquet);   2247 (Marker);   2248 (Marker);   2249 (Marker/Suquet);   2250 (Marker/Resnals));   2251 (Marker);   2252;   2280;   2281 (Marker/Resnals);   2282 (Resnals);   A748;   A793;   PL48;   PL49;   PL50;   PL51;   PL52;   PL53;   PL54;   PL55;   PL57;   PL58;   PL59;   PL60;   PL61;   PL62;   PL63;   PL65;   PL66;   PL68;   PL69;  
Young
Artist: EDWARD ('Teddy') PRESTON YOUNG


Edward Young has a very special place in Penguin book design. It was he who drew the original Penguin colophon or logo, and who also designed the original front cover which survived for much of the first twenty years. He also designed the cover of the Shakespeare 'B' series.

Books: No. 1No. 2; etc. B1 - B21;   First PProgress 1936;  
Zapf
Artist: HERMANN ZAPF

Books: 1852;   1859;   1860;   1861;   1871;   1872;   1873;   1874;   2905;   2906;   PL43;  
Zasche
Artist: THEODOR ZASCHE

Books: Y32;  
Zolotow
Artist: CHARLOTTE ZOLOTOW

Books: PX37;  


INDEX to Illustrators, Artists and Designers of Penguin Covers

AB    CDE    FG    HIJ    KLM    NOPQR    ST    UVWXYZ   




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