The Artist Birthday Series

Aubrey Beardsley

Later in 1897 his deteriorating health prompted his move to the town on Menton on the French Riviera, where he died a year later on 16 March 1898 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel, due to complications of tuberculosis. He was attended by his mother and sister. Following a Requiem Mass in Menton Cathedral the following day, his remains were interred in the cathedral’s adjacent cemetery.

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