Les 120 Journées de Sodome

~ First published in 1904 Les 120 Journées de Sodome ou l’école du libertinage is an unfinished novel by the French writer and nobleman Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade, written in 1785 and published in 1904 after its manuscript was rediscovered. It is described as both pornographic and erotic, …

Justine

This was a very time consuming project, I tried to find different illustrated versions from the book Justine, ou les malheurs de vertu written by Marquis de Sade.Some were already on my site, I also added one new album with very ancient artworks. This book was added to the Illustrated …

Justine

~ First published in 1787 Obviously a page dedicated to the book Justine, ou les malheurs de vertu written by Marquis de Sade could not be missed. It’s a 1791 novel by Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, better known as the Marquis de Sade. Justine is set just before the …

New Artist

Although there is not much known for this artist, and very little art to find, I dediced to add this artist to the index due to his artworks which are a mix from dark Fantasy and Bdsm Art. Go here to visit the artists page.

J.B de Lapin

There is nearly nothing to find for this artist. Jean-Pierre Dutel mentions Lapin was living in Eastern Europe around 1920, perhaps in Prague and the artist may have been Czech. There is one book known as illustrated by Lapin: Les erreurs de l’amour, which was published in 1926. 1 album/14 …

Edouard Chimot

~ 1880 – 1959 Edouard Chimot was a French artist, illustrator and editor whose career reached its peak in the 1920s in Paris, through the publication of fine quality art-printed books. As artist his own work occupies a characteristic place, but as editor also his role was extremely important in bringing together …

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 artist blind in his left eye, an accident that contributes to the flattened perspective that marks …

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 the Dreyfus affair. The novel is dedicated: “To the priests, the soldiers, the judges, to those …

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 Dada movement and surrealism. He had no formal artistic training, but his experimental attitude toward the …

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