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Lot 218

AUBREY BEARDSLEY (1872-1898) A chapter heading illustration for 'Le Morte d'Arthur'

chapter II, book XII, c1893, depicting a woman, presumably La Belle Isoud in her bedchamber, pen and Indian ink on paper, 13.5cm x 9.4cm

Literature: 'Aubrey Beardsley - A Catalogue Raisonne Zaitlin, Linda Gertner, Yale University Press, 2016 no.591, listed as 'Woman standing beside a bed, warning finger raised'

Provenance: Purchased from Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, 23rd July 1968
Private Collection, Dorset

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
Hammer price: £2,800
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

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