~ 1889 -1939 ~
Luc Lafnet was born in 1889 in Liege, he died in 1939 in Rueil-Malmaison (Hauts-de-Seine). Luc Lafnet was a painter, printmaker and illustrator in France. He lived in Paris from 1923 till 1939, his works approached the abstract art. He used the aliases Jim Black, Lucas O.Viset for his erotic illustrations.
Luc Lafnet illustrated erotic literature and BDSM stories including F/f, F/M and M/F spanking stories. In such publications he used pseudonyms such as Jim Black, Viset (when working for the publisher Jean Fort (Collection des Orties Blanches)) and Lucas O. Some of his drawings, published under the name Jim Black, show, dared for his days, bare breasts. He also did some enema art.
Luc Lafnet also did the artwork for mainstream comics such as the popular Belgian magazine Le Journal de Spirou. In 1939, the artist was sent into war where he died the same year, aged 40.
Cuisant Noviciat has only 2 illustrations from Lafnet, and 6 from P. Beloti