Aubrey Beardsley

Standard Name: Beardsley, Aubrey


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Education Margiad Evans
Her motivation for studying art was connected with an article she had read about Aubrey Beardsley .
Family and Intimate relationships Sarah Grand
In 1896 SG described her two stepsons, one of whom was only six years younger than her, as the greatest friends I have in the world.
Grand, Sarah. Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand: Volume 1. Editor Heilmann, Ann, Routledge.
Both of them joined the armed forces, and...
Friends, Associates Ada Leverson
AL 's first meeting with Oscar Wilde is variously dated 1892 or 1893. They became very close, exchanging compliments, paradoxes, and flattery.
Ellmann, Richard. Oscar Wilde. Viking.
Burkhart, Charles. Ada Leverson. Twayne.
She was a tower of strength to him at the time...
Friends, Associates Ada Leverson
AL 's circle of friends comprised writers and artists who were to lend the . . . decade its peculiarly distinctive air:
Speedie, Julie. Wonderful Sphinx: The Biography of Ada Leverson. Virago.
Max Beerbohm , Aubrey Beardsley , Henry Harland (editor of the...
Friends, Associates Alice Meynell
Following her early conquest of Tennyson , AM went on to develop a large circle of literary acquaintances. Callers on the Meynells at Palace Court included Irish writer Katharine Tynan , Aubrey Beardsley (while he...
Friends, Associates Evelyn Sharp
ES wrote later that at no time in her life did she make intimate friends easily. Most people she had to do with she liked up to a certain point only, but she could count...
Occupation Florence Farr
Annie Horniman , whom FF met through the Order of the Golden Dawn , agreed to back the season financially. Farr succeeded in persuading Yeats to write a one-act play for her season, and enlisted...
Occupation Ella D'Arcy
As well as a writer, EDA was an editor, assistant to Henry Harland on the avant-garde Yellow Book, published by John Lane of the Bodley Head . Sources agree on this, though she herself...
Occupation Margiad Evans
Her work here shows some influence of Aubrey Beardsley . It brought her a commission from her cousin's husband Spencer Watts to design the cover for his first novel, Yesterday's Tomorrow, published in 1931...
Publishing Florence Farr
FF 's first novel, The Dancing Faun, was published by Elkin Mathews and John Lane as part of their Key Note series, with a cover by Aubrey Beardsley .
Johnson, Josephine. Florence Farr: Bernard Shaw’s new woman. Colin Smythe.
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Farr, Florence. The Dancing Faun. Elkin Mathews and John Lane.
Publishing Ling Shuhua
The first issue of the Morning Post's literary supplement appeared under a masthead by Ling Shuhua commissioned by the new editor, Xu Zhimo (who had studied in England) and modelled on Aubrey Beardsley
Publishing Evelyn Sharp
Lane accepted the novel in November 1894 for his series called after George Egerton 's Keynotes.
John, Angela V. Evelyn Sharp: Rebel Woman, 1869–1955. Manchester University Press.
It appeared on the recommendation of Lane's readers John Davidson and Richard Le Gallienne , with Aubrey Beardsley
Publishing Victoria Cross
Printed as one of the Lane's Keynotes Series—which had already included Allen 's The Woman Who DidThe Woman Who Didn't introduced VC 's writing to the public in connection with both New...
Publishing Oscar Wilde
OW 's Salome was first published in the English translation by Lord Alfred Douglas from the original French, with illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley .
Cox, Michael, editor. The Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Gillespie, Michael Patrick. Oscar Wilde: Life, Work and Criticism. York Press.
Publishing George Egerton
GE published her first book, Keynotes (six stories in a striking cover by Aubrey Beardsley ), to make much-needed money. The volume achieved instant success, establishing her as what was soon to be called a...


April 1893: The Studio: An Illustrated Magazine of the...

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April 1893

The Studio: An Illustrated Magazine of the Fine and Applied Arts was founded this month by Charles Holme and first edited by Cleeson White .

April 1894: The aesthetic quarterly the Yellow Book began...

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April 1894

The aesthetic quarterly the Yellow Book began publication.

April 1894: Aubrey Beardsley became art editor of The...

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April 1894

Aubrey Beardsley became art editor of The Yellow Book, published by John Lane at Bodley Head .

January 1896: The first number of The Savoy: An Illustrated...

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January 1896

The first number of The Savoy: An Illustrated Monthly appeared; the cover was by Aubrey Beardsley .

1953: Maurice Girodias established Olympia Press...

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Beardsley, Aubrey. The Savoy. Editor Symons, Arthur, Leonard Smithers.