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Isolde

Print
1895 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Line block and lithograph print depicting Isolde from the Arthurian legend of Tristan and Isolde, reprised by Wagner in his opera 'Tristan und Isolde' which was performed relatively regularly throughout Europe in the 1880s and 1890s.

Object details

Category
Object type
TitleIsolde (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Line block print
Brief description
Print by Aubrey Beardsley entitled 'Isolde', reproduced as a colour lithograph and line block print in 'The Studio'. Great Britain, 1895.
Physical description
Line block and lithograph print depicting Isolde from the Arthurian legend of Tristan and Isolde, reprised by Wagner in his opera 'Tristan und Isolde' which was performed relatively regularly throughout Europe in the 1880s and 1890s.
Object history
This is one of 200 prints made by different photo-process techniques (E.358 to E.556-1899) which are reproductions, chiefly proofs, of designs and illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley. They were bought from Mrs A. Gleeson White, 21st January 1899, and had formed part of the collection of Joseph Gleeson White (1851-1898), art historian and first editor of 'The Studio' magazine.
Associated object
E.32-1996 (Version)
Bibliographic reference
The following text is from the 1899 acquisition register: E.358-1899 to E.556-1899 Photo-process prints Reproductions, chiefly proofs, of designs and illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley and his portrait. 199 sheets. Various sizes.
Collection
Accession number
E.416-1899

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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