Whether depicting Roman orgies in "De Figuris Veneris", Eighteen century ribaldry in "Memoires de Fanny Hill" or Greek classic inspired escapades in "Les Sonnets Luxurieux", the erotic drawings of Paul Avril portray a sensuous carnality mixed with an old world romantic charm.
These three series of illustrations are included in this volume.
Édouard-Henri Avril better known as Paul Avril (1843 - 1928), a successful painter and an illustrator for luxury editions for bibliophiles, illustrated, among others, Gustave Flaubert's "Salammbô" and Théophile Gautier's "Le Roi Caundale".
This volume is part of the collection "Erotic Art Classics" published by Jones and Jones, Publishers (Whitworth Karlin, Editor).
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