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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Pavel Hlavaty, Hommage Marquis Franz von Bayros

Thanks to:
1. Eros
2 Europa
3 Minet (Thinking)
4 Extasy
5 Phalus
6 Danae
7 Courage
8 Venezia
9 Ladies 1
10 Birds
11 Ladies
12 Odysseus
13 Homo homo
14 The Love
15 Baziliscus
16 Ceres
17 Hexen
18 Flagelant
19 Dream
20 Orpheus

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Kuniyoshi, Female Fantasies - Phallus Parade, c.1840.

Utagawa Kuniyoshi 1798 - 1861
Kuniyoshi was born Yoshisaburo and like Kunisada was apprenticed to the great woodblock artist Toyokuni I at his Utagawa School 1811. Prosperous for most of his life, Kuniyoshi's school of students produced some of the very best artists of the next generation including the great Yoshitoshi and notable others such as Yoshitora, Yoshiiku and Yoshikazu.
Antique Japanese color woodblock.
Date: c.1840s. Size: 11" x 8 2/3" inches.
Scene with many references to mythical themes!

Guilhème de Valverde, Nudity fragments

Guilhème de Valverde is born in Paris, lives in Béziers, she studied at Paris Dauphine University, she works for Keyhole comics.

Sepia and sanguine on kraft paper.


Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Raoul Serres - Schem - attributied to, CE QU'IL FAUT DIRE ET NE PAS DIRE, Paris, cca 1940

CE QU'IL FAUT DIR ET NE PAS DIRE - What to say and do not say! [Paris: circa 1938].
60 black and white lithographs by anonymous, attributed to: 

Raoul Serres, alias Schem (French / 1881-1971)
The printmaker and illustrator Raoul Serres used the pseudonym Schem for clandestine publications, such as the edition of the Marquis de Sade’s Justine.
Raoul Serres was born in Cazères-sur-Garonne, and was taught by Jacquet, Debouchet, and Lèon Bonnat. Serres was a member of the Société des Artistes Français from 1906, exhibiting at the Society's annual Salon until 1946. Raoul Serres won the Prix de Rome in 1906.