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Hum and diddle to 1880's artist Joseph Apoux's Alphabet Erotic

Learning your ABCs via the randy illustrations of 1880's French artist, Joseph Apoux is more than, uh, fun-damental, it's a downright encyclopedia of sexual positions!

Joseph Apoux Alphabet Erotic

Though there is little biographic information online about Apoux, aside from a bit of info that accompanies a video of his ABCs, he is surely most famous for his "Alphabet Pornographique."

Joseph Apoux was born in Paris circa 1860. Little is known of the life of this French artist, renowned for for his risqué & titillating etchings. Creator of the erotic " Alphabet Pornographique ". A fantastic group of striking images, which is typical of the "fin de siecle" obsessions with sex, death & the bizarre of the French Aesthetic Arts at the end of the 19th century.Apoux participated in the * L'Exposition Internationale de Blanc et Noir * during 1886 in Paris.This libertine artist, etcher & engraver studied art with Jean-Leon Gerome & exhibited at French Salons circa 1880 - 1910, his date of death unknown.

(Apoux was a popular during the French Decadent movement in literature and art of the late1800s. It was a crazy time. Read more about it on Wikipedia.)

We've provided the first 6 letters, or the first line of "The Alphabet Song," but here's a link to large versions of all 26 letters on the always entertaining Dangerous Minds blog, just in case you want to hum and diddle along.

Joseph Apoux Alphabet Erotic

Joseph Apoux Alphabet Erotic

Joseph Apoux Alphabet Erotic

Joseph Apoux Alphabet Erotic

Joseph Apoux Alphabet Erotic

Joseph Apoux Alphabet Erotic

Joseph Apoux Alphabet Erotic

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