Die Morde In Der Rue Morgue – The Murders In The Rue Morgue. Beardsley’s Poe. Illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley, made to accompany Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories. Beardsley, born on August 21, 1872, favored the grotesque and the erotic in his drawings and had a large influence on the developing the Art Nouveau style, though he lived only to twenty-five. He also illustrated work by Oscar Wilde and Alexander Pope and helped found The Yellow Book. (taken from the paris review)
Die Morde In Der Rue Morgue / The Murders In The Rue Morgue – Aubrey Beardsley. Original poster lithograph adapted from the original painting Die Morde In Der Rue Morgue / The Murders In The Rue Morgue. Drawn by the famous author and artist Aubrey Beardsley, the PPP poster Die Morde In Der Rue Morgue / The Murders In The Rue Morgue poster is a rare 1960’s original edition print. Published by PPP – Populäre Propaganda Presse in the late 1960’s in Germany. Populäre Propaganda Presse was one of the german poster print pioneers in the 1960’s. See our well sorted PPP section for more.
The Art of Aubrey Beardsley. A Fin de Siecle Critique of Victorian Society. In the late Victorian period, many English, among other Europeans, were beginning to question the benefits of the rapid change and industrialization which characterized most of the nineteenth century. As a result, the Victorian value system and social order, which fit in so well with industrial capitalism, came under attack. In England by the late 1880’s, although much of the mainstream art and literature still upheld Victorian values and social order, an avant-garde movement of artists and writers began to criticize and satirize Victorian society. (by Erin Smith, read more)
This Lithograph is category A-. It might have tiny small cuts and bruises on the edges (the beauty of original vintage), which can be seen on the high res. pop-up image of the product.