[Aubrey Beardsley: Birthday of Madame Sagalle]

Frederick H. Evansabout 1894

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum


  • Title: [Aubrey Beardsley: Birthday of Madame Sagalle]
  • Creator: Frederick H. Evans
  • Date: about 1894
  • Physical Dimensions: 14.9 x 22.9 cm (5 7/8 x 9 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Platinum print
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Signature: See inscriptions.
  • Object Type: Print
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 84.XM.444.99
  • Markings: (Verso, mount) artist's bookplate, imprinted in black ink, affixed at lower left corner: "EX LIBRIS / FREDERICK H. EVANS / [three decorative leaf elements] / LET THOSE WHO / HOLD THE TORCH / HAND IT ON TO / OTHERS. [all within a drawing of a border of intertwining vines with six satyrs inside the vines.]"
  • Inscription: (Recto, print) inscribed in black ink, at upper left, by Bearsdley: "THE BIRTHDAY OF / MADAM CIGNAL"; in black ink, at right center edge, by Beardsley: "Madame" (Recto, mount) inscribed in pencil, at center below image, by Evans: "Aubrey Beardsley" (Verso, mount) inscribed in pencil, at upper edge: "PB Sept '75 #350 [sic]"; in brown ink, at center, by Evans: "Beardsley / Platinontype facsimile / F.H. Evans"
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: British
  • Classification: Photographs


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