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Aubrey Beardsley
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Born in Brighton, Sussex
Born on 21st of August 1872
Died on 16th of March 1898

Born 1872. Died 1898 - English illustrator.

An influential art nouveau illustrator, he became famous for his fantastic posters and illustrations for Thomas Mallorys’ Le Morte d’Arthur and Oscar Wilde’s Salome. He was the first art editor on the literary periodical Yellow Book (1894-96), and produced his own Book of Fifty Drawings. With Wilde he is regarded as leader of the Decadents of the 1890s.

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