Pierre Molinier (1900 – 1976)

Pierre Molinier (1900 – 1976) is most known for his transvestite and fetish self portraits. He began his career by painting landscapes until his work soon turned towards a fetishistic eroticism. Molinier began to take photographs at the age of 18. As listed in his birth record, he was married to Andrea Lafaye, on July... Continue Reading →

Alexander Grinberg (1885–1979)

Alexander Grinberg (1885–1979) was a Russian and Soviet photographer. He was a respected Russian photographer in the 20st century. He experienced the Russian Revolution, Civil War, two wars and the Stalinist repression. He developed a strong interest in photography from a very young age, taking his firt photograph at the age of 10. When he... Continue Reading →

Franz Rehfeld (unknown)

Unfortunetely I was unable to find info on this German photographer, who was active around 1930 and produced some early fetish photos showing females, and dominatrixes, in high heels and boots. It took me quite some time to browse the web for images, and built a collection worthy of sharing here. I think I managed... Continue Reading →

Th.Juwé (unknown)

For this photographer is almost nothing known. His photos appear in Dr.Ernst Schertel: Der Flagellantismus als literarisches Motiv, published ca 1929–1932

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... Continue Reading →

Eugene Reunier (unknown)

Eugene Reunier was the pseudonym of Carl Breuer-Courth, a German erotica artist of the 1920s. His drawings depict mainstream scenes, sexual scenes as well as medical play and BDSM subjects such as spanking. Reunier also worked as a photographer of spanking photos, some of which were published in Dr. Ernst Schertel's Der Flagellantismus als literarisches... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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