Flowers of Evil; Fleurs du Mal in Pattern and Prose
By Charles Baudelaire
Illustration for La Béatrice by Beresford Egan
Published in 1947 by Sylvan Press, New York
Baudelaire Collection
Vanderbilt University Central Library's W. T. Bandy Center
for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies
This is an illustration for La Béatrice by the British illustrator Beresford Egan (1905-1984). He was compared to Aubrey Beardsley, but Egan is quoted: "What I do is in revulsion, to shock by the power of satire!"