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Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley 1894 by Walter Sickert
Aubrey Beardsley 1894 by Walter Sickert

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley  – fin de siècle artist and draughtsman and artistic figure of the late 19th century – was born at 12 (now 31) Buckingham Road in 1872. He was baptised at St Nicholas Church and brought up in ‘genteel poverty’.  In 1885 Aubrey attended Brighton and Hove Grammar School, also in Buckingham Road (at the corner with Upper Gloucester Road) for 4 years, moving on to London by the early 1890s and moving between there and Paris for his remaining short life. Continue reading Aubrey Beardsley