Gaston Smit

~ Date of birth unknown ~ Gaston Smit used the aliases Georges Topfer and James Barclay. He was known for his sadomasochistic illustrations and worked for Amateur-Biblio, Curio, l’Édition Parisienne, les Éditions P. Brenet, les Éditions Prima, les éditions Jean Fort, la Librairie Artistique, la Librairie Artistique and Édition Parisienne …

P. Silex

~ Date of birth unknown ~ Other then some artworks I was unable to find more about P. Silex, which is most likely a pseudonyme.The book L’ecrin du rubis ou les Délices des dessous was illustrated by Silex, the front cover is from a different artist.The same book was also …

Gottfried Sieben

~ 1856 – 1918 ~ Gottfried Sieben was born on may 16th 1856 in StockerauHe used the Pseudonym Archibald Smith, he was an Austrian painter, author and illustrator for many newspaper, magazines and erotic. He was student at the Vienna Acadamy, from 1880 illustrator at the satiric weekly magazine Floh …

Joe Shuster

~ 1914 – 1992 ~ Joe Shuster was born in Toronto, Canada on July 10, 1914. At the age of nine, his family moved to Cleveland, Ohio where he would later meet Jerome Siegel, with whom he would become a creative partner. Siegel and Shuster created a hero character which …

Bruno Schulz

~ 1892 – 1942 ~ Bruno Schulz was born in Drohobycz (now Drogobych, Ukraine), a small town in Galicia, into a Jewish family. The area was then part of the Austrian Empire. His father run a clothing shop, but left it to the care of his wife due to his …

Rudolf Schlichter

~ 1890 – 1955 ~ Rudolf Schlichter was a German artist and one of the most important representatives of the Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) movement. Schlichter was born in Calw, Württemberg. After an apprenticeship as an enamel painter at a Pforzheim factory he attended the School of Arts and Crafts …

Otto Rudolf Schatz

~ 1900 – 1961 ~ Otto Rudolf Schatz was born in Vienna, Austria, he was a book illustrator, graphic artist and a painter. He takes an important place in European art in the first halft of th 20th century. Between 1915 and 1918 he studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Vienna, …

Leon Roze

~ Date of birth unknown ~ Léon Roze was a French spanking artist who worked in the 1900s and 1910s. He illustrated for Imagerie D’Epinal and Imagerie Pellerin, among others, and created F/F and M/F spanking art illustrations for spanking novels by various French authors.He worked also as an early …

Ranson

~ Date of birth unknown ~ Ranson illustrated the book La Dactylo Perverse, published in 1927 and written by René Virard.There is nothing known about the illustrator, no other books with this name as illustrator were found. I am wondering if this could perhaps be the same illustrator as Rene …

Paul Prött

~ ca. 1880 – ca. 1961 ~ There was little to find about this Illustrator. He probably lived in Köln. I once stumbled upon an album from an anonymous Hungarian artist who has a similar style as Paul Prött. I am not sure if they are the same illustrator but …

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