Paul Emile Becat

~ 1885 – 1960 ~ 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 …

Aubrey Beardsley

~ 1872 – 1898 ~ Aubrey Beardsley was an English illustrator and author. His drawings in black ink, influenced by the style of Japanese woodcuts, emphasized the grotesque, the decadent, and the erotic. He was a leading figure in the Aesthetic movement which also included Oscar Wilde and James A. …

Franz von Bayros

~  1866 – 1924 Marquis Franz von Bayros was born in Zagreb in 1866, as the son of a Spanish noblemanOne of his erotic portfolios, ‘Erzahlungen vom Toilettentisch’ (‘Tales from the Dressing Table’), caused a courtcase and made Von Bayros famous. In 1911, the Munich police persecuted him because of …

Bal-Tit

~ Date of birth unknown The only book known that was illustrated by this artist is Le Joug Seducteur, written by Rene Michel Desergy and published in 1938 by Imprimerie de Saint-Denis Dagniaux. 1 album/11 artworks Content Restricted Sorry, you need to be logged in to view this content. Already …

Lewis Bald

~ Date of birth unknown ~ Lewis Bald was an illustrator of French spanking stories.Between 1909 and 1910 he illustrated various works for Aimé van Rod, such as: – Le Fouet dominateur (1909)- Les Mystères du fouet (1909)- Les Vierges fouettées (1909)- La Villa des bouleaux (1909)- L’École du fouet …

Louis Malteste

~ 1862 – 1928 ~ Louis Malteste was born in Chartes (Eure-et-Loir) and died in Paris. He was an author, lithographeur and illustrator. He was de brother from Henri Théodore Malteste according to Malatesta (1870-1920). He went to Paris where he exhibit in 1897 at Salon des Sent, in 1902 …

Jean MacOrlan

~ 1882-1970 ~ Jean Macorlan was a French novelist and songwriter. Jean Macorlan is presumably an alias for Pierre Dumarchey, who was better known under the pseudonym Pierre Mac Orlan. It is also possible that this name was given to Pierre his brother: Jean Dumarchay. Jean told Pascal Pia that …

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