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La Beale Isoud

Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898)

PEN AND INK
3 1/4 X 2 3/4 INCHES
PROVENANCE: MARK SAMUELS LASNER
ILLUSTRATED: SIR THOMAS MALORY, LE MORTE DARTHUR,
LONDON: J M DENT & CO, 1893-94, VOL 2, PAGE 404,
HEADING TO BOOK IX, CHAPTER XX, 'HOW KING MARK FOUND
SIR TRISTRAM NAKED, AND MADE HIM TO BE BORNE HOME TO
TINTAGIL, AND HOW HE WAS THERE KNOWN BY A BRACHET';
VOL 3, PAGE 911, HEADING TO BOOK XX, CHAPTER III, 'HOW SIR
LAUNCELOT WAS ESPIED IN THE QUEEN'S CHAMBER, AND HOW
SIR AGRAVAINE AND SIR MORDRED CAME WITH TWELVE
KNIGHTS TO SLAY HIM'
LITERATURE: LINDA GERTNER ZATLIN, AUBREY BEARDSLEY:
A CATALOGUE RAISONNE, NEW HAVEN: YALE UNIVERSITY
PRESS, FORTHCOMING
EXHIBITED: 'BEAUTIFUL DECADENCE', THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, GIFU,
JAPAN, AND TOURING, APRIL-MAY 1998, NO 11;
'THE LONG NINETEENTH CENTURY: TREASURES AND PLEASURES',
MARCH-APRIL 2014, NO 135;
'THE ILLUSTRATORS. THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1837-
2015', NOVEMBER 2015-JANUARY 2016, NO 50


Price
£17,500

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