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A Damosel with Peacocks In a Garden

Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898)


Pen and ink

6 ½ x 3 ½ inches

Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, London: J M Dent & Co, 1893-94, Vol 1, Page 69, Heading to Book II, Chapter XIII, 'How Balin and the Damosel met with a knight which was in likewise slain, and how the Damosel bled for the custom of a castle'; Vol 2, Page 332, Heading to Book VIII, Chapter XXIV, 'How Sir Tristram demanded La Beale Isoud for King Mark, and how Sir Tristram and Isoud drank the love drink'

'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1837-2015', Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2015-January 2016, No 42

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