1872 born 21 August in Brighton, England
1884 November: attends Brighton Grammar School
1889 clerkship in London; first story published, "Story of a Confession Album" in Tlt Bits
1891 July meets Burne-Jones; starts studying at School of Art
1892 commissioned to illustrate Morte d'Arthur
1893 begins Morte d'Arthur for J. M. Dent; illustrates Bon Mots of Smith and Sherldan; Salome published in French; The Studio published with article on Beardsley accompanied by eight drawings receives commission to illustrate English Salome
1894 Art Editor of The Yellow Book; Salome published
1895 Oscar Wilde on trial; Beardsley fired from The Yellow Book; starts working on The Savoy
1896
  • Under the Hill
  • The Rape of the Lock
  • Lysistrata
  • The Savoy ceases publication
  • A Book of Fifty Drawings
1898 Dies night of March 15-16 in the South of France.

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