Female Dominatrixes

In Berlin, during the Weimar period (ca 1920/1930), there were over 1500 Dominatrixes working. Other names used for Female Dominatrixes were Minettes (A common Parisian expression for independent, sexually active women), Dominas, Boot-Girls (Freelance Dominas, they attracted frugal provincial German Suitors, who were led to nearby pensions) Imagine…this was just…

Miss Fernande

Fernande Barrey about 1908 left her native Picardy to Paris, where she began to make a living as a prostitute. She then became the model for many painters and photographers, including Jean Agélou, Amedeo Modigliani and Chaim Soutine, who persuaded her to study painting and art history at the School…