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.


Leave a comment

We want to know your opinion on this issue! While arguing about an opinion or idea is encouraged, personal attacks will not be tolerated. Please be respectful of others.

The editorial team will delete a comment that is off-topic, abusive, exceptionally incoherent, includes a slur or is soliciting and/or advertising. Repeated violations of the policy will result in revocation of your user account. Please keep in mind that this is our online home; ill-mannered house guests will be shown the door.

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