Maids in Lingerie

The maid is perhaps one of the most popular figures in erotic literature and photography, pornographic films, and spanking fetish videos. Many of the earliest known corporal punishment photographs from the 19th century, as well as the first fetish films of the 1930s, show maids being spanked, whipped, and birched…

Nativa Richard

Nativa Richard was the muse for her husband, photographer Yva Richard, who’s name was deducted from Natyva. (It is believed the name for Yva Richard’s Company was inspired by Nativa, who’s real name was Natyva. ) She was a seamstress and most likely responsible for the idea of creating and…

Jacques Boiffard

Jacques-André Boiffard (1902-1961) was a French photographer, born in Epernon in Eure-et-loire. He was a medical student in Paris until 1924 when he met André Breton throughPierre Naville, a Surrealist writer, and childhood friend. In the mid-1920s, Boiffard decided to dedicate himself to research in the Bureau of Surrealist Research, writing the preface with Paul Éluard and Roger Vitrac to the first issue of La Révolution surréaliste. Preferring photography…