In the practice of Dr. X, a dermatologist and sexologist active in Lyon in the early Thirties, there surfaced rugged men with bizarre life stories: Foreign Legionnaires, ex-convicts, artists and sailors. They were all tattooed all over their bodies wing what has been known as part of the underworld code sine Lombroso's The Physiognomy of Crime. The doctor and amateur photographer, who liked to take photos of flowers and landscapes at weekends, was fascinated by the skin illustrations he saw, not as clinical cases but as ...

Skin flowers 1999, Kehayoff, Munich

ISBN-13: 9783929078732