David Gentleman is an English artist and designer. His wood engraved platform-length mural at Charing Cross underground station is well-known to Londoners. His most recent books are In The Country (2014) and London You’re Beautiful (2012). Earlier books include David Gentleman’s Britain and companion books on London, Coastline, Paris, India and Italy. He has published lithographs and screenprints and designed British postage stamps, logos and coins.

He was born in 1930 of artist parents, studied at the Royal College of Art and has lived in London ever since. He has travelled widely in Europe and India. His work is represented in Tate Britain, the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Fitzwilliam Museum and private collections.