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Beardsley, his best fifty drawings

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley

Beardsley, his best fifty drawings

by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley

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Published by Unicorn Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165)

Statementwith a biographical introduction by Kenelm Foss.
ContributionsFoss, Kenelm, 1885-1963.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNC1115 .B315
The Physical Object
Pagination165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17427621M

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This little book therefore, published by Smithers inis as much a historic document as it is a beautiful introduction to Beardsley s art. An original copy of A Book of Fifty Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley is held in Tate s own library and will be included in the exhibition itself, with first editions selling for many hundreds of dollars s: 4.

Beardsley: his best fifty drawings. [Aubrey Beardsley; Kenelm Foss] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Aubrey Beardsley: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Aubrey Beardsley; Kenelm Foss.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description. Delve deeper into the work of Aubrey Beardsley with the reissue of this classic illustrated book containing fifty of his best known works.

During his lifetime Beardsley’s subversive illustrations became synonymous with decadence: he delighted in the erotic, shocking audiences with his bizarre sense of humour and fascination with the.

His work was deemed too scandalous by many publishers of the period, but found a suitably unseemly home with the notorious Leonard Charles Smithers (–). This book, published by Smithers inis as much a historic document as it is a beautiful introduction to Beardsley’s art.

A Book of Fifty Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley. Beardsley images from this item (12) Information. Description. A beautifully bound collection of Aubrey Beardsley’s artwork, for publications including The Savoy magazine and assorted designs for book plates, theatre posters, and even Christmas cards.

A Book of Fifty Drawings by Beardsley, Aubrey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at his best fifty drawings book Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (21 August – 16 March ) was an English illustrator and author.

His drawings in black ink, influenced by the style of Japanese woodcuts, emphasized the grotesque, the decadent, and the erotic. Aubrey Beardsley shocked and delighted late-Victorian London with his sinuous black and white drawings. He explored the erotic and the elegant, the humorous and grotesque, winning admirers around the world with his distinctive style.

Spanning seven years, this exhibition covers Beardsley’s intense. The drawing is darker and less defined than Beardsley’s later work, but all the elements of his mature genius are suddenly present. The drawing shows the head of a. When Wilde was convicted of sodomy inBeardsley was sacked from his job as editor of The Yellow Book, even though there was no proof he was gay and Wilde had never contributed to his.

InAubrey was sent to boarding school in Brighton, where Aubrey took great interest in his housemaster A.W. King’s extensive book collection. During his time at school, Aubrey developed a love of reading and eventually, drawing.

His family moved to Pimlico, London inand Aubrey left school and joined them. ‘Salome.’ Inwhen the artist Aubrey Beardsley was on his deathbed, he wrote to his publisher, pornographer Leonard Smithers, and demanded he “destroy all copies of Lysistrata and bad drawings by all that is holy all obscene drawings.” Smithers took no notice of the recent Catholic convert Beardsley’s crise de conscience and made a very tidy profit publishing the infamous.

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Beardsley quit his day job and, for the first time in his life, devoted himself to drawing full time and refining his style. Beardsley's best works, such as for Oscar Wilde's play Salome (originally published in French in ), invokes a rich stylistic vocabulary.

The strong curvilinear. About Aubrey Beardsley. Aubrey Beardsley was unknown in By the time of his death ina mere six years, he had broken through the Victorian unconscious and hurled England into the 20th century. Many of his drawing first made their appearance in books.

A list of his works, complete to the end ofwas compiled by Mr. Aymer Vallance for the 'Book of Fifty Drawings' (). The best portrait of Beardsley is the photographic profile, with his remarkable hands, reproduced in 'The Works of Aubrey Beardsley' (2 vols.).

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley was an English illustrator and author. His black ink drawings were influenced by Japanese woodcuts, and emphasized the grotesque, the decadent, and the erotic. He was a leading figure in the aesthetic movement which also included Oscar Wilde and James McNeill Whistler. View auction details, art exhibitions and online catalogues; bid, buy and collect contemporary, impressionist or modern art, old masters, jewellery, wine, watches, prints, rugs and books.

The best book on Beardsley is Stanley Weintraub, Beardsley: A Biography (). Two earlier studies are Robert Ross, Aubrey Beardsley (), and Haldane Macfall, Aubrey Beardsley: The Man and His Work (). Additional Sources. Benkovitz, Miriam J., Aubrey Beardsley, an account of his life, New York: Putnam, ‘A Book of Fifty Drawings, front cover’ was created by Aubrey Beardsley in Art Nouveau (Modern) style.

Find more prominent pieces of design at – best visual art database. The Woman in the Moon, Frontispiece for Salomé. This work was created for Salomé, Oscar Wilde's book based on his own ed by the murderous biblical femme fatale who killed John the Baptist, Wilde's Salomé was condemned as blasphemous.

Beardsley's illustrations took this offense to a new level, poking fun not only at repressive Victorian society, but also at the posturing of Wilde.A second book of fifty drawings by Beardsley, Aubrey, ; Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection (Library of Congress) DLC.

Publication date Publisher London, Leonard Smithers Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language.Fifty drawings by Aubrey Beardsley, selected from the collection owned by Mr.

H.S. Nichols, published for subscribers only by Beardsley, Aubrey, ; Nichols, H. S. (Harry Sidney).