The Cave of Spleen (Illustration to Alexander Pope's "The Rape of the Lock")

1896
Aubrey Beardsley (English, 1872–1898)


Dimensions

Sheet: 25.5 x 17.3 cm (10 1/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.61

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Verso in ink: Leonard Smithers Eq./ Effingham House/ Arundel Street/ Srond/ London
Verso in graphite: reduce to same size as others

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston; 1927, bequest of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 6, 1927)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection