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A Portfolio of Aubrey Beardsley's drawings illustrating 'Salome' by Oscar Wilde

  • Object:

    Contents page

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1907 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, born 1872 - died 1898 (artist)
    Lane, John, born 1854 - died 1925 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Line block print on Japanese vellum

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Michael Harari, in memory of his father, Ralph A. Harari

  • Museum number:

    E.442B-1972

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 50, box G

Physical description

Black and white line block print on Japanese vellum detailing the contents of the portfolio.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1907 (published)

Artist/maker

Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, born 1872 - died 1898 (artist)
Lane, John, born 1854 - died 1925 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Line block print on Japanese vellum

Marks and inscriptions

'A PORTFOLIO OF / AUBREY BEARDSLEY'S / DRAWINGS ILLUSTRATING / "SALOME" BY OSCAR6 WILDE / LIST OF PLATES / I THE WOMAN IN THE MOON / II DESIGN FOR TITLE PAGE / III COVER DESIGN / IV DESIGN FOR THE LIST OF PICTURES / V THE PEACOCK SKIRT / VI THE BLACK CAPE / VII A PLATONIC LAMENT / VIII JOHN AND SALOME / IX ENTER HERODIAS / X THE EYES HEROD / XI THE STOMACH DANCE / XII THE TOILETTE OF SALOME - I / XIII THE TOILETTE OF SALOME - II / XIV THE DANCER'S REWARD / XV THE CLIMAX / XVI SALOME ON SETTLE / XVII CUL DE LAMPE'
Printed text covering the whole of the page.

Dimensions

Height: 34.3 cm, Width: 27.2 cm

Descriptive line

Contents page for 'A Portfolio of Aubrey Beardsley's drawings illustrating 'Salome' by Oscar Wilde', published by John Lane, London, 1907, line block print on Japanese vellum

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

Calloway, Stephen. Aubrey Beardsley. London: V & A Publications, 1998. 224pp, illus. ISBN: 1851772197.

Production Note

Published as the second edition in 1907. The series was first published in 1894.

Materials

Japanese vellum

Techniques

Line block

Categories

Designs; Illustration; Prints; Theatre

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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