Item #3548 [Beardsley, Aubrey] "La Dame aux Camelias," Printer's Proof. Aubrey Beardsley.

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[Beardsley, Aubrey] "La Dame aux Camelias," Printer's Proof

4 1/2 x 7 inches. Famous lithograph image of "La Dame aux Camelias," by Aubrey Beardsley. A framed and matted original printer's proof with remnants of Heritage Gallery on verso verifying as Printer's Proof from a representative of the British Museum. As well, stated at lower right of image, "there you will note penciled marks of the publisher's [directions to] printer. One of Beardsley's more celebrated images, the drawing was first published in the journal St Paul's on 2 April 1894, and at the time it was one of Beardsley's most popular works. Six months later it was illustrated with the present title in Volume Three of The Yellow Book, an avant-garde journal of which Beardsley was art editor. Very light toning to margins, very good. A most scare and desirable Beardsley proof.

Price: $1,250.00   Item #3548

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