The Cave of Spleen

The Cave of Spleen

Aubrey Beardsley, 1872-1898


Photo-reproduction of pen-and-ink drawing

From Pope's The Rape of the Lock:

A constant vapour o'er the Place flies;
Strange Phantoms rising as the Mists arise.

Details & Related Material

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  • Beardsley's Grotesque Cave of Spleen
  • Alexander Pope’s The Rape of the Lock
  • Images of Women