Édouard-Henri Avril

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Photo of Avril, autohr and date unknown
Hadrian and Antinous in Egypt, by Paul Avril, showing anal sex.
Illustration for De figuris Veneris, done 1900. Showing sex with a goat.

Édouard-Henri Avril (21 May 1849 – 28 July 1928) was a French painter and illustrator. He used a pen name, Paul Avril, for illustrations of erotic or pornographic works. Today, he is mostly known for such illustrations.