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Aubrey Beardsley
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    (August 21, 1872-March 16, 1898)
    Illustrated 'Le Morte d'Arthur (1893-1894),' 'Salome (1894),' 'The Yellow Book (1894-1895),' 'The Rape of the Lock (1896),' 'The Story of Venus and Tannhauser (1896),' 'Mademoiselle de Maupin (1896),' 'Lysistrata (1896)' and 'Volpone (1896)'
    He was effeminate.
    He was skeletally thin.
    He had a wormy, corpse-like manner.
    A critic of the time called his art 'diseased, weird, macabre, and sinister.'
    Although heterosexual, he was associated with the gay Victorian subculture.
    He was fired from a job because he had illustrated one of Oscar Wilde's plays.
    He was a musical prodigy as a child.
    He was diagnosed with tuberculosis at seven.
    He died of it at age 25.
    He grew up poor.
    He became a huge success by his early twenties.
    His illustrations are eerie, beautiful, and sometimes sexually explicit.
    His artistic style has influenced many others.

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