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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.633
People
Aubrey Vincent Beardsley, British (Brighton, England 1872 - 1898 Menton, France)
Title
The Mysterious Rose Garden
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1894
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298243
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink and graphite on white wove paper
Dimensions
22.4 x 12.5 cm (8 13/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Zatlin 914
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.633
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Joseph Pennell, Catalogue of an Exhibition of Original Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley, exh. cat., Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY, 1923), no. 45

Linda Gertner Zatlin, Aubrey Beardsley and Victorian Sexual Politics, The Clarendon Press (Oxford, England, 1990), pp. 61, 63, fig. 23

Chris Snodgrass, Aubrey Beardsley: Dandy of the Grotesque, Oxford University Press (NY) and Oxford University Press (UK) (New York, NY and Oxford, England, 1995), fig. 6-12, pp. 270-275

Chikashi Kitazaki and Mina Oya, ed., Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., National Museum of Western Art (Ueno, 2002), cat. no. 50, repr. (color)

Stefan Weppelmann and Ruben Rebmann, ed., The Botticelli Renaissance, exh. cat., Gemäldegalerie Berlin (Berlin, 2015), p. 85, repr. p. 85 as fig. 43

Linda Gertner Zatlin, Aubrey Beardsley: A Catalogue Raisonné, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2016), vol. 2, no. 914, pp. 13, 112, 169, 114-115, 249, repr. p. 114

Mark Evans and Stefan Weppelmann, Botticelli Reimagined, exh. cat., V & A Publishing (London, 2016), p. 85, repr. p. 85 as fig. 43

Tate Gallery Publications, Aubrey Beardsley, exh. cat., ed. Stephen Calloway and Caroline Corbeau-Parsons (London, 2020), p. 27

Exhibition History

An Exhibition of Original Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley, Brooklyn Museum, 12/19/1923 - 01/31/1924; Milwaukee Art Institute, 10/01/1924 - 10/30/1924; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, 11/01/1924 - 11/30/1924; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, 11/29/1924 - 12/31/1924

Between Reality and Dreams: Nineteenth Century British and French Art from the Winthrop Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 09/14/2002 - 12/08/2002

32Q: 2100 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 11/10/2015

Subjects and Contexts

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