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Mademoiselle de Maupin by Beardsley

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Mademoiselle de Maupin, for "Six Drawings Illustrating Théophile Gautier's Romance 'Mademoiselle de Maupin".

Aubrey Beardsley (1872–1898), he leading English illustrator of the 1890s and, after Oscar Wilde, the outstanding figure in the Aestheticism movement. Drawing was a strong interest from early childhood, and Beardsley practiced it while earning his living as a clerk. Beardsley’s meeting with the English artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones in 1891 prompted him to attend evening classes at the Westminster School of Art for a few months, his only professional instruction.

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1897
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