Tag: Erotic

Julian Mandel (1872 – 1935)

1872 – 1935 Julian Mandel was the pseudonym of Lucien Waléry, a well known photographer of the same period. It can be confusing that there were two other photographers using the name Walery as well: Count Stanislaw Julian Ostrorog (1830-1890 and his son son Stanislaw Julian Ignacy, Count Ostrorog (1863-1935). Lucien Waléry stands out in the

Miss Fernande (1893 – 1960)

1893 – 1960 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 of Fine

Mata Hari (1876 – 1917)

1876 – 1917 Being born Margaretha Geertruida (Griet) Zelle in Leeuwarden she is known by her stage name Mata Hari. Until she was 13 she was lectured French, German and English private lessons. Between 1883 and 1889 she lived with her parents, her father however went broke in 1889 and her parent divorced. Two years

John de Mirjian (unknown – 1928)

John de Mirjian was a well known photographer, despite his very short career (six years) he managed to photograph many leading Broadway entertainers, as well as many showgirls. He became more famous however due to a lawsuit Louise Brooks started, accusing him of preventing publication of her .semi-nude images His life ended by a car

Albert Wyndham (1903 -1977)

Albert Wyndham (1903-1977) is a photographer who somehow remains a bit of a mystery. I was unable to put together a biography, there are many sites selling his photographs but nobody seems to find it important to add info on the photographer. He was active in Paris between 1920 and 1930, photographed a lot of flapper

Fern Andra (1893 – 1974)

1893 – 1974 Fern Andra was an American actress, film director, script writer and producer. Next to Henny Porten and Asta Nielsen she was one of the most popular and best-known actresses in German silent films of the 1910s Born as Vernal Edna Andrews in Watseka, Illinois in 1893, the daughter of a circus performer