Aubrey BEARDSLEY, Design for title page of `The three imposters' or `The transmutations' by Arthur Machen Enlarge 1 /1

Aubrey BEARDSLEY

Great Britain 1872 – 1898

Design for title page of `The three imposters' or `The transmutations' by Arthur Machen 1895 Description: drawing in pen and ink by Aubrey Beardsley for `The three imposters' or `The transmutations' by Arthur Machen for the Keynotes series of novels and short stories, Volume XIX
Materials & Technique: drawings, pen and ink Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Verso: "Design for/"The Three Imposters/By/Arthur Machen"; [in circle]"32"; "29";"29". Verso on remains of sticky label: "Burden". Recto backing: "The Three Imposter/Keynotes Series Vol XIX"; "The Three Imposters". Verso backing: "Title Page for The Three Imposters/Original Drawing by Aubrey Beardsley/John Lane Sale, A.G.[Anderson Galleries], 11.22.26, No 39/ Guy Eglington"
Dimensions: image 19.4 h x 11.5 w cm Frame 19.5 h x 11.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.655