Bringing the past to life with colour

Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey_Beardsley_by_Frederick_Hollyer,_1893b
Aubrey Vincent Beardsley, English illustrator and author, in 1893. He died of tuberculosis at 25, but made a huge contribution to the development Art Nouveau and the poster style, as seen below..

Beardsley-peacockskirt

The Peacock Skirt, by Beardsley, in the same year as the photo.

Aubrey_Beardsley_by_Frederick_Hollyer,_1893bOriginal B&W photo.

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