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Aubrey Beardsley (Reveries)

By: Bade, Patrick

Price: $14.99

Publisher: New York, Parkstone Press: 2002-01-01

Seller ID: kb014238

ISBN: 1859958303

Condition: Near Fine

95 pages; some light edge wear to jacket; Born in 1872, Aubrey Beardsley was -- with Oscar Wilde -- one of the key figures of the final decadent years of Queen Victoria's England. He was largely self-taught, and at first based his work on the themes and ideals of the Pre-Raphaelites such as Burne-Jones and Rossetti. Later he adopted a stylistic approach that was novel and radical, and which featured in his illustrations for Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur. He also helped found the influential periodical The Yellow Book. But it was with his darkly erotic drawings, notably in illustrating Wilde's pla... View more info