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Aubrey Vincent Beardsley

 (1872 - 1898)
Aubrey Vincent Beardsley was active/lived in United Kingdom, France.  Aubrey Beardsley is known for illustration, art nouveau posters.

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley

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Only twenty-five years old at his death, Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) had a significant impact on art and illustration despite his short career. Born in Brighton, England, he lived in London most of his life, and died in Paris from tuberculosis, which had plagued him since childhood.

His work influenced both the Art Nouveau movement the anti-Victorian Aesthetic movement popularized by the writings of Oscar Wilde and Algernon Swinburne and the art of James McNeill Whistler and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley, son a a tradesman, began his adult working life in a London insurance company office. His clever and satirical cartoons caught the eye of artist Edward Burne-Jones, who persuaded Beardsley to pursue a care  ...  Displaying 750 of 3243 characters.

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Vignette for p.13 in Bon-Mots of Sydney Smith and R. Brinsley Sheridan with self-portrait

About  Aubrey Vincent Beardsley

Born:  1872 - Brighton, England
Died:   1898 - Paris, France
Known for:  illustration, art nouveau posters