Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent

Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent
(8/21/1872 Brigh-ton-3/16/1898 Mentone) (England)
   Illustrator, caricaturist, author, actor, art editor, and graphic artist. Briefly studied at the Westminster Art School in London. He was the leading figure of the Aesthetic Movement. Died young from TB. His illustrations of erotic literature has inspired generations of erotic artists.
   Reproductions: Adoration of the penis, illustration from Artisto-phane's Lysistrata; 1896; Lorenzoni, 1984a: p.85 . Bathyllus posturing, illustration from Juvenal's Satires; Lorenzoni, 1984a: p. 89 / Olley, 2005: p. 47 [C] / Erotic drawings 2004: p. 105 [B]. Cinesia's entreating Myrrhina to coition, illustration from Artistophane's Lysistrata; 1896; Bentley, 1984: p. 124 [B] / Lorenzoni, 1984a: p. 86 [C] / Olley, 2005: p. 46 [C] / Erotic drawings, 2004: p. 87 [B]. Enter Herodias; 1893; Webb, 1975: p. 184 [B]. Erda; Lorenzoni, 1984a: p. 89 [B]. Examination of the herald, illustration from Artistophane's Lysis- trata; 1896; Pen and ink; Bentley, 1984: p. 126 [B]; Lucie-Smith 1997: p. 114 [B] / Lorenzoni, 1984a: p. 83 [C] / Erotic drawings, 2004: p. 91 [B]. Illustrations from Lysistrata; 1896; Lucie-Smith, 1972: p. 142 [B] / Olley, 2005: p. 44 [C]. Impatient adulterer; 1896; Pen and ink; Erotic drawings, 2004: p. 99 [B]. [Ithyphallic figure and woman], unpublished illustration from Artistophane's Lysistrata; 1896; Bentley, 1984: p. 130 [B]. Juvenal scourging woman; 1897; Pen and ink; Erotic drawings, 2004: p. 103 [B]. Lacedaemonian ambassadors; illustration from Artistophane's Lysistrata; 1896; lithograph; Bentley, 1984: p. 127 [B] / Olley, 2005: p. 45 [C] / Erotic drawings, 2004: p. 85 [B]. Lysistrata defending the Acropolis; illustration from Aristo-phane's Lysistrata; 1896; Pen and ink; Lorenzoni, 1984a: p. 87 [C] / Erotic drawings, 2004: p. 83 [B]. Lysistrata shielding her Coynte, illustration from Aristophane's Lysistrata; 1896; Pen and ink; Erotic drawings, 2004: p. 93 [B]. Messalina; 1987; Lucie-Smith, 1972: p. 140 [B]. Penis measures; 1896; Pen and ink; Erotic drawings, 2004: p. 95 [B]. Spartan ambassadors; illustration from Artisto-phane's Lysistrata; 1896; Lorenzoni, 1984a: p. 83 [C]. Toilet of Lampito; illustration from Artisto-phane's Lysistrata; 1896; Pen and ink; Webb, 1975: p. 185 [B] / Lorenzoni, 1984a: p. 88 [B] / Erotic drawings, 2004: p. 101 [B]. Toilet of Salome; 1893; Webb, 1975: p. 184 [B]. Two Athenian women in distress; illustration from Artistophane's Lysistrata; 1896; Bentley, 1984: p. 128 [B]. [Woman pursued by ithyphallic man]; illustration from Artisto-phane's Lysistrata; 1896; Smith, 1974: p. 79 [B].
   [b]Source: Konstantin Bazarov, "Aroma of sin," Art and Artists (14 May 1979): pp. 34-39; Benezit, vol. 1: pp. 1408-1409; Poul Gerhard, "Aubrey Beardsley: the seductive virtue," In Pornography in fine art from ancient times up to the present (S.l.: Elysium, c1969); Stanley Wein-traub, Aubrey Beardsley: imp of the perverse (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1976).

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