Messalina Returning from the Bath (Unpublished illustration for "The Sixth Satire of Juvenal")

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley, English, 1872 - 1898


about 1896

Line-block print on paper

Image: 6 7/8 × 5 9/16 in. (17.4 × 14.2 cm)

Sheet: 12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, in image, upper left: MESSALINA.

Exhibition History

Art 52, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 26, 1981-January 1982.


Source unknown; catalogued, 1917.

Catalogue Raisonne

B. Reade, Beardsley, London: Studio Vista Ltd., 1967, p. 363, no. 483.

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