Tagged: Dark

Memoires d’une chanteuse allemande

A larger version without watermark available for members The book Memoires d’une chanteuse allemande was published in 1953, artist unknown. The book was added to the Illustrated Books Gallery. Members can also view it...

New artist, Mahlon Blaine

A new artist was added to this site: Mahlon Blaine, who created many surrealistic and fantasy artworks with a dark and erotic touch. Currently there are 127 artworks presented from this artist.

Mahlon Blaine

~ 1894 – 1969 Blaine lived in California, Oregon. Mahlon Blaine is known for Illustrator-books, fantasy genre, there are many stories floating about this artist based on false biographies. A childhood accident left the...

Le Jardin des supplices, new book

This was a very complicated page to create, it took me days to sort things out. Finally I had enough content to create this page, dedicated to the book Le Jardin des supplices, published...

Le Jardin des supplices

~ First published in 1899 The book Le Jardin des supplices (Garden of Torture) is a novel written by the French journalist, novelist and playwright Octave Mirbeau, and was first published in 1899 during...

Agatha of Sicily

There is this story about the martyrdom of Agatha, a Sicilian virgin (c. 231 – 251 AD) a Christian saint. Her memorial is on February 5. Agatha was born in Catania or Palermo, Sicily, and was martyred c. 251 According to the 13th-century Golden Legend (III.15)...

Joseph Apoux

~ 1846 – 1910 Joseph Zacharie Jacques Apoux (known as Joseph Apoux) was born in the center of France, but seems to have spent his adult life in Paris.  It’s unclear under what circumstances...

Dime Magazine

The Dime Mystery magazine began its monthly run in December 1932 as Dime Mystery Book Magazine, which contained a “two-dollar novel” and two to three short stories for ten-cents. The content was the general mystery/...

Updated Sao Chang

A new album was added with art from Sao Chang (and some from Lany-R). The art was created for the book Tortures et lubricité, published in 1935/ Members can view the album below, or...

Max Ernst

~ 1891 – 1976 ~ Max Ernst was a German (naturalised American in 1948 and French in 1958) painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and poet. A prolific artist, Ernst was a primary pioneer of the...

Helmuth Stockmann, new artist

A new artist has been added to the site, for Helmuth Stockmann is very little information to find. His style shows resemblance with the art from Felicien Rops for instance. A mixture between sex,...