American erotica sardonica

11th April 2022

Today’s new artist is the American Mahlon Blaine, who the writer Gershon Legman called ‘the only American artist to produce an important erotic album’. He was referring to Blaine’s remarkable 1929 Venus Sardonica, which you can see with more of his work by clicking here.

Naked women fighting!

10th April 2022

A century ahead of his time, the French painter, engraver and caricaturist Jean Veber had the talent, the imagination and the courage to depict erotic subjects that others only imagined or kept to themselves – today’s new artist, see his work now by clicking here.

A little French undressing

9th April 2022

A small but perfectly formed 1945 portfolio for you today from today’s new artist, the French painter Daniel Rouvière. Just a pity he didn’t do more in the same vein. See it now by clicking here.

Druuna ahoy!

7th April 2022

Another master of Italian comic-book art for you all today, with a comprehensive look at Paolo Eleuteri Serpieri’s perfect-woman SF fantasy creation Druuna. See her now in every (im)possible situation and from every possible angle by clicking here.

Holy shit!

1st April 2022

Today we bring you the social satire, cultural commentary and black humour of Berlin-based Reinhard Scheibner, exploring the depths of humanity to its taboo and darkly comic extremes. You have been warned! It’s all to be found by clicking here. Enjoy!

Carnal pleasures

30th March 2022

Another nineteenth-century celebration of sex for you all today – The Ecstasies of Love from around 1830. Whoever made these lively, colourful prints seems to have had a very good idea of the range of delights of the flesh, Yes, nearly two centuries ago! See them all now by clicking here.

Twitter at it again (yawn)

29th March 2022

You’ve probably noticed that the honesterotica Twitter account has been suspended (again), and we’ve appealed (again). Their explanation is that our header images ‘Violate our rules against graphic violence or adult content in profile images’. Go figure. Leonor Fini (who created Rosie’s portrait) would be turning in her grave.

We hope we’ll be back twittering shortly, but in the meantime you can always find out what’s new on the site by coming here regularly! Thanks for your loyalty and patience …

Coming to the party?

29th March 2022

A new 1850s Viennese Biedermeyer-style portfolio for you today, featuring the fantasised sex life of various gentlemen, officers, and ladies of dubious virtue. See them all by clicking here, and decide who is enjoying themselves the most.

An early erotic A–Z

26th March 2022

Another erotic alphabet for you today, a straightforward Kama Sutra positions manual from around 1890. See the whole alphabet now by clicking here, and don’t try most of these yourself unless you’re a trained contortionist!

Al fresco springtime sex

25th March 2022

A new nineteenth-century portfolio for you today, a rare little amuse-bouche in the form of six erotic scenes of woodland frolics from an unknown French artist. Amour dans les bois, ah, those were the days! See them all by clicking here.