Midieval Spanking Illustrations

There are some spanking artworks that were margins decorations with border of floreate and foliate ornament. I came across these and could not resist sharing them with you. They come from the Book of Hours of Simon de Varie. Paris, 1455. The Book of Hours of Simon de Varie (or the Varie Hours) is a... Continue Reading →

Pay or get whipped

Painting by Christian Gottfried Geissler (1770 - 1844). The painting is used in a korean history book, it was published at first in 1805. The story behind this picture is that offenders were given a choice, they could pay a fine or choose for a whipping with a birch. Since most of them were poor... Continue Reading →

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