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Aubrey Beardsley

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London, England (made)

  • Date:

    1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, born 1872 - died 1898 (after, artist)
    H. M. Stationery Office (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.2430-1966

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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Physical description

Poster advertising an exhibition of works by Aubrey Beardsley held at the Victoria & Albert Museum, 19 May – 19 September 1966; Image of a woman looking over her left shoulder, weraing a black gown. A profile of a face in the bottom left hand corner. Black and white, with text of 'Aubrey Beardsley' in purple; Colour offset lithograph.

Place of Origin

London, England (made)

Date

1966 (made)

Artist/maker

Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, born 1872 - died 1898 (after, artist)
H. M. Stationery Office (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Aubrey Beardsley / An exhibition original drawings, manuscripts, books, paintings, posters etc. / at The Victoria and Albert Musuem / From 19th May to 19th September 1966.
Printed for H.M.S.O. by Multi Machine Plates Ltd. Dd. 158364-9508 Designed by H.M.S.O.

Dimensions

Height: 369 mm, Width: 243 mm

Object history note

Issued by Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Note: The design reproduced on this poster is part of the design for the book-plate of John Lumsden Propert from Vol I. of 'The Yellow Book'. The original Indian ink drawing was lent to the exhibition (no. 397) by Mr R A Harari.

Descriptive line

Poster advertising an exhibition of works by Aubrey Beardsley held at the Victoria & Albert Museum, 19 May – 19 September 1966; Showing a woman looking over her left shoulder, weraing a black gown; Black and white, with text of 'Aubrey Beardsley' in purple; Colour offset lithograph; Artwork after Aubrey Vincent Beardsley; Design by H. M. Stationery Office; London; 1966.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Philippe Thiébaut, ed. Art Nouveau Revival Paris: Musee d'Orsay, 2009. ISBN: 978-2-35433-040-8.
Exhibition catalogue. Features on page 51.
Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1
Full text of entry is as follows:

'BEARDSLEY, Aubrey Vincent (1872-1898) (After)
Poster advertising an exhibition of works by Aubrey Beardsley held at the Victoria & Albert Museum, 19 May - 19 September 1966. COL 37 x 23.3 cm
E.2430-1966 fiche 3/F7'

Exhibition History

Glam! The Performance of Style (Tate Liverpool 8 Feb 2013-12 May 2013)
Art Nouveau Revival (Musée d'Orsay 19/10/2009-04/02/2010)

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Woman; Victoria and Albert Museum

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Tiles; History of the V&A; Posters

Collection code

PDP

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