Aubrey Beardsley, one of the main proponents of the Art Nouveau movement

Aubrey Beardsley- Art Noveau Artist Aubrey Vincent Beardsley 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.

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Title:The Climax, illustration from 'Salome' by Oscar Wilde, 1893 - Painted by:Aubrey Vincent Beardsley Location: Private Collection

Aubrey Beardsley - Salomè via Oscar Wilde http://www.victorianweb.org/art/illustration/beardsley/primorac.html

Aubrey Beardsley, Famous for his erotic pen and ink drawings, TB took this gifted aesthetic artist at only 25

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley, The Dancer's Reward, Illustration from "Salome" by Oscar Wilde

Illustration by John Austen for a version of Hamlet published in 1922.

John Austen - Hamlet, 1922 - The 1922 edition of Hamlet “decorated” by British artist (British Austen’s Hamlet is often rated as his chef d’oeuvre.

life and death - the living and the dead yin and yang /// Aubrey Beardsley - Gailestis (1895)

Aubrey Beardsley - Victorian Era Art Photo / Poster Print 1872/1898

Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) was a fascinating figure in the late 1960s to early '70s, possibly because of the hippie movement's interest in Art Nouveau/Art Deco artifacts as "camp".  A book published in 1969, "Black & White: A Portrait of Aubrey Beardsley", no doubt had an influence.

Aubrey Beardsley was a fascinating figure in the late to early possibly because of the hippie movement's interest in Art Nouveau/Art Deco artifacts as "camp". A book published in "Black & White: A Portrait of Aubrey Beardsley", no doubt had an influence.

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