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La Beale Isoud

Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898)


Pen and ink

3 ¼ x 2 ¾ inches

Mark Samuels Lasner

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'

Linda Gertner Zatlin, Aubrey Beardsley: A Catalogue Raisonne, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016

'Beautiful Decadence', The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu,
Japan, and Touring, April-May 1998, No 11;
'The Long Nineteenth Century: Treasures and Pleasures', Chris Beetles Gallery, March-April 2014, No 135;
'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1837-2015', Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2015-January 2016, No 50

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