Aubrey Beardsley

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Aubrey Beardsley Aubrey Vincent Beardsley

England 1872 – 1898

Comments: fantasy pen and ink illustrator; asexual rather than homosexual;


Teachers: Oscar Wilde; James A. McNeill Whistler; Sir Edward Burne-Jones; Pierre Puvis de Chavannes; Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec; Thomas Malory; Aristophanes; Alexander Pope

Students: Peter Max; Nicholas Bishop-Culpeper; Miriam J. Benkovitz; Alfred Fowles; Mark Samuels Lasner; Brian North Lee; Henry Maas; J. L. Duncan; W. G. Good; Steven Hobbs; Gleeson White ; Leonard Smithers; A. W. King; R. A. Walker; Theodore Menten; Stephen Calloway; Austin Osman Spare; Sidney H. Sime;

Friends: Herbert Charles Jerome Pollitt AKA Diane de Rougy;

Organizations: Aesthetic movement ; co-founded The Yellow Book with American writer Henry Harland;

Author /Artist: Art Nouveau and poster styles; Le Morte d'Arthur illustrations; The Bon Mots ; Aristophanes' Lysistrata; drawings for Oscar Wilde's play Salome; The Rape of the Lock by Alexander Pope; A Book of Fifty Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley (1897);


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audrey_Beardsley; http://worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n80-36714; http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/~hou01559;