Aubrey Beardsley: Illustrator of the Week

Such a Gaunt Guy…

Aubrey Beardsley (21 August 1872- 16 March 1898)

Aubrey 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.e was a leading figure in the AestheticĀ  movement which also included Oscar Wilde and James A. McNeill Whistler. Beardsley’s contribution to the development of the Art Nouveau and poster styles was significant, despite the brevity of his career before his early death from tuberculosis.

 

 

For more info:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aubrey_Beardsley

 

Cheers,
Chris

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