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Isolde

Print
1899 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

A print depicting a stylised image of a women, standing in front of a half length yellow curtain, wearing an ornate flowered hat and holding a large drinking vessel to her mouth.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Line-block and colour lithograph
Brief Description
Reproduction of a print by Aubrey Beardsley, 'Isolde', line-block and colour lithograph, 1899
Physical Description
A print depicting a stylised image of a women, standing in front of a half length yellow curtain, wearing an ornate flowered hat and holding a large drinking vessel to her mouth.
Dimensions
  • Size of sheet height: 27.9cm
  • Size of sheet width: 20.7cm
  • Size of image height: 20.3cm
  • Size of image width: 12.5cm (Note: Dimensions taken from Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996:)
Object history
The drawing was first reproduced in colour lithography (red, green, grey and black) as a supplement to The Studio, October 1895. This print is illustration no. 24 taken from a copy of The early work of Aubrey Beardsley with a prefatory note by H.C. Marillier, The Bodley Head, London - New York, 1899. Only 120 copies were published in this Japanese vellum edition.
Subjects depicted
Associated Object
E.416-1899 (Version)
Bibliographic References
  • Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996
  • Beardsley, Aubrey and H. C. Marillier. The Early Work of Aubrey Beardsley. London - New York: The Bodley Head, 1899.no. 24
Collection
Accession Number
E.32-1996

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record createdApril 20, 2009
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