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1928 Print Aubrey Beardley Giulio Floriani Garden Art Nouveau Nature Dress XDJ3

1928 Print Aubrey Beardley Giulio Floriani Garden Art Nouveau Nature Dress XDJ3

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This is an original 1928 black and white relief line-block print of the image that appeared on the cover for the 5th issue of the author's publication, The Savoy. It is signed with one of his pseudonyms, Giulio Floriani.

Please note that this original item is on textured stock, which may be difficult to see in the digital image.

CONDITION

This 83+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Relief Line-block Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.6 x 6 inches; 17 x 15 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is thrilled to present a rare collection that captures some of Aubrey BeardsleyÕs unique illustrations. A Victorian-era artist and author, he loved to play with themes of horror and eroticism within the realm of the aesthetic. His artwork drew on Japanese influences as well as the beautiful curves and swirls of Art Nouveau. Virtually unseen online, each of these fascinating original images provides some small insight into the enormously talented mind of the artist, and would be an important acquisition for any lover of his art.

This piece was illustrated by Beardsley, Aubrey.

Beardsley, Aubrey

English illustrator Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) is best known for his beautiful illustrations. He was greatly influenced by Japanese woodcuts and the rising Art Nouveau style that was sweeping Europe during his short years, and somehow found time between bouts of chronic tuberculosis (which eventually killed him) to produce fascinating high contrast pieces while enjoying the company of other creative minds such as Oscar Wilde and James Whistler.

Keywords specific to this image: illustration, aestheticism

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