Gloria Brame, Ph.D.

Hans Schmidt by Vaughn Bass: Wrestling Art

Filed By Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 20, 2010 9:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment
Tags: homoerotic art, male wrestling, vintage wrestlers

While famous pin-up artist Vaughn Bass usually drew leggy women, in the 1950s he illustrated calendars for a wrestling association, and captured some of the hunkiest men of the day in their hottest poses. Here is wrestling champ Hans Schmidt giving his opponent a rough time.

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The opponent doesn't look half bad either! :)