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 Réunies also la Librairie Franco-Anglaise. HeContinue Reading

Alexander Szekely (1901 – 1968) was a very well-known graphic artist who worked in Budapest, Vienna and Paris between 1920 and 1940. This arstist was well know for making erotic drawings, some of which made lots of money at auctions. He also illustrated Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales in theContinue Reading

It is mentioned that E. Klem could be a pseudonym used by Eugene Klementieff. For Eugene Klementieff I could find out he was the son of artist Aleksei Klementiev (1875-1946), Eugène Klementieff spent most of his life in France. He was a student at the famous Cubist Académie André Lhote,Continue Reading

Wighead (1896 – 1982)was an illustrator of femdom/femsub BDSM/spanking novels in the 1930s. Over the years I have seen more artwork that can be connected to Wighead, someone once told me that drawings with the signature E.K were not from Wighead but from Eugene Klementieff. Since I am not entirelyContinue Reading

Carlo was a French illustrator whose real name is unknown. It is assumed he worked as a cartoonist for the Magazine Humor using the pseudonym Charléno ( Charles Henaut?) He has made a lot of sadomasochistic drawings in the 1930’s published by la Librairie Artistique, and la Librairie Artistique alsoContinue Reading

Bernard Montorgueil was the pseudonym of a French BDSM and spanking artist and author of short stories whose works were originally written and published in the 1920s and 1930s (though not much is known about these original versions). Most of his work has femdom-malesub themes. Bernard Montorgueil is draped inContinue Reading

Cheri Herouard was a French artist and illustrator of numerous erotica and spanking novels. He used the pseudonym Herric when he illustrated spanking novels for various French publishing houses, such as Jean Fort’s Collection des Orties Blanches. Chéri Hérouard was born as Chéri-Louis-Marie-Aime Haumé in Rocroi on January 6, 1881.Continue Reading