Aubrey Beardsley
(1872-1898)

Died aged c. 26

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (21 August 1872 – 16 March 1898) was an English illustrator and author. His black ink drawings were influenced by Japanese woodcuts, and depicted the grotesque, the decadent, and the erotic. He was a leading figure in the aesthetic movement which also included Oscar Wilde and James McNeill Whistler. Beardsley's contribution to the development of the Art Nouveau and poster styles was significant despite his early death from tuberculosis. He is one of the important Modern Style (British Art Nouveau style) figures.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

Aubrey Beardsley 1872-1898 artist lived here

114 Cambridge Street, Westminster, SW1, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Aubrey Beardsley, master of line, was born in this house on August 21st 1872. He was a pupil at the Brighton Grammar School 1884-1888 and died at Mentone on March 16th 1898

31 Buckingham Road, Brighton, United Kingdom where they was born (1872)

The improved Terrace Road was officially declared open by the chairman of the Highways and Works Sub Committee on 29th April 1996 and this mosaic sponsored by Tarmac Construction Ltd represents a design by the artist Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) who lived for some time in "Muriel", the house which formerly occupied this corner site

Exeter Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom where they lived for some time in "Muriel", the house which formerly occupied this corner site