Bawdy Tales And Trifles Of Devilries For Ladies And Gentlemen Of Experience

By (artist)Eugene Lepoittevin Postface deFanny Woodcock

26 novembre 2021|
Bawdy Tales And Trifles Of Devilries For Ladies And Gentlemen Of Experience de Eugene Lepoittevin
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Commissioned by and for wealthy aristocrats for their private amusements, we introduce you to a selection of stories, poems, limericks, and bon mots assured to delight the most refined of connoisseurs. Complimented by rare erotic lithographs by renowned illustrator Eugene Lepoittevin.
Lepoittevin’s Devils first appeared to acclaim in 1832. Originally, his devil was an impish troublemaker. At the behest of his publisher, he created a new series of lithographs featuring his devils ala erotique. The drawings are more humorous than titillating and reflect the sense of absurdity prevalent in European eroticism. Even so, the drawings were long banned in Europe and the United States, with the government going so far as to confiscate copies intended for the Kinsey Institute in 1956.
The selection of writings is culled from humorous erotic pastiches and rare writing privately printed for exclusive collectors by underground publishers that have long been hidden in the Private Case of the British Library and the L’Enfer of the Biblioteque nationale du France.
Bawdy Tales is designed with the collector in mind, utilizing vegan leather and gold embossing to simulate period morocco binding.
Art Historian Sarah Burns introduces Lepoittevin’s work and career. Expert collector of written erotica, “Lady Fanny Woodcock” contributes a short history of the erotic book in Western culture.
Eugène Lepoittevin (1806-1870) was a French artist who achieved early and lifelong success as a landscape and maritime painter. His work ranged from erotic caricatures to massive battle scenes. His lithographs and paintings are in the collections of museums throughout France. Sarah Burns (Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champ...
Titre :Bawdy Tales And Trifles Of Devilries For Ladies And Gentlemen Of Experience
Format :Reliure en cuir/fine
Dimensions de l'article :120 pages, 7 X 7 X 0.49 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :120 pages, 7 X 7 X 0.49 po
Publié le :26 novembre 2021
Publié par :Feral House
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781627311199

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