Paul-Emile Becat was a French painter, printmaker and engraver, and was awarded first prize in the Prix de Rome in 1920. He was a student of Gabriel Ferrier and François Flameng and exhibitioned at the Salon de Paris in 1913. Returning from his travels to the Congo, Gabon, and the Sudan, he specialised from 1933 in the technique of drypoint in his erotic works.
He illustrated close to 100 books most of which were of highly erotic content. Authors for which he illustrated works include Voltaire, Diderot, Pierre Louÿs, Baudelaire, Piron, Verlaine, Géraldy, Hélèna Varley and Brantôme.
Today he is best known for his portraits of French writers, and for his erotic works.
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