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King Lear illustrated by John Yunge-Bateman

Illustrated "King Lear" From 1930 Is Horrifying and Creepy

Tamburlaine illustrated by Harry Clarke

Robert Stewart Sherriffs' illustrated edtion of The Life and Death of Tamburlaine the Great by Christopher Marlowe illustration fantasy art

In 1930, Curwen Press published an edition of William Shakespeare's King Lear with illustrations by artist John Yunge-Bateman. Yunge-Bateman's black-and-white interpretation of the play is quite striking — and oddly heavy on the thong underwear.

These NSFW King Lear Illustrations Are Gorgeous—And Incredibly Grotesque

British illustrator John Austen (1886–1948) illustrated many classic works of fiction throughout the 1920s, one of which, Hamlet, was recently reprinted by Dover Publications. His other work isn’t so easy to find, however, and I’d not seen Little Ape and Other Stories (1921)

British illustrator John Austen illustrated many classic works of fiction throughout the one of which, Hamlet, was recently reprinted by Dover Publications. His other work isn’t so easy to find, however, and I’d not seen Little Ape and Other Stories

These NSFW King Lear Illustrations Are Gorgeous—And Incredibly Grotesque

These NSFW King Lear Illustrations Are Gorgeous—And Incredibly Grotesque

Juxtapoz Magazine - King Lear Illustrated by John Yunge-Bateman circa 1930s

King Lear Illustrated by John Yunge-Bateman circa 1930s

Juxtapoz Magazine - King Lear Illustrated by John Yunge-Bateman circa

These NSFW King Lear Illustrations Are Gorgeous—And Incredibly Grotesque

These NSFW King Lear Illustrations Are Gorgeous—And Incredibly Grotesque

King Lear. Ill. Yunge.

john yunge bateman illustration from King Lear - Act I, Scene 1 1930 Kent to Lear: “To plainness honor’s bound / When majesty falls to folly.

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, "Pride"

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, "Pride"

The Fool

Tarot deck featuring the artwork of Aubrey Beardsley

Harry Clarke was an Irish stained-glass artist and book illustrator. Born in Dublin, he was a leading figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Clarke

"Ligeia" Book illustrator and Irish stained glass artist Harry Clarke’s illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination:

Of a Neophyte and how the Black Art was revealed unto him - Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley, Of a Neophyte, and How the Black Art Was Revealed unto Him by the Fiend Asomuel, 1893 , originally uploaded by Gatochy .

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