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 …

Helmuth Stockmann

Helmuth Stockmann was a draftsman, caricaturist and illustrator. He illustrated numerous books in the twenties, including new editions by E.T.A. Hoffmann and Diderot, also many erotic (and some at that time controversial and forbidden) works. His works were featured in the war leaflets (published by P. Cassirer), among others. published …

Sao-Chang

For years I had one page dedicated to ‘Lany-R and Sao-Chang’ I wasn’t sure of they were two separate artists. Recently I discovered some books that showed only Sao-Chang’s name as artists so I decided to create two pages. To view Lany-R go here. Books illustrated by Sao-Chang: – Les …

Felicien Rops

~ 1833 – 1898 ~ Felicien Joseph Victor Rops was a Belgian artist, known primarily as a printmaker in etching and aquatint. He is noted for his drawings depicting erotic and Satanic themes. Rops is furthermore important for being a pioneer in Belgian comics. Rops was born in Namur, the …

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 …

Sadie Mazo

~ Date of birth unknown ~ Despite some artworks I was not able to find any information about this illustrator. Some refer to this artist as Sadi-Mazo.  Books illustrated: L’Enfer des Voluptes (1937) L’ille des Vamps (1938) La Clinique des cauchemars (1937) Luxure et souffrance (1950) 7 albums/39 artworks Content …

LanyR

~ Date of birth unknown ~ At first I had this paged stored as ‘Lany-R and Sao-Chang’, it seems these were two illustrators (or perhaps the same I could not determine for sure). So I decided to create a page for both, perhaps I will discover more art in the …

Ernst Gerhard

~ 1867 – unknown ~ Ernst Gerhard was a German illustrator who made the illustrations for the book Die Laterne there isn’t any information to be found from this artist.He also illustrated Historische Nächte and Liebelei. 1 album/11 artworks Content Restricted Sorry, you need to be logged in to view …

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 …

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