These spanking artworks come from the book Thérèse philosopher or Memoirs to serve the history of P. Dirrag, & Mademoiselle Éradice, published in 1748. Artist unknown.
The last two images are from Therése Philosopher part 1 (2nd), art by Dutch designer Delcroche
Gosh, what an exquisitely sketched collection of images, Mis Tique! The two sumptuously saucy depictions of gentlemen being simultaneously birched and pleasured are simply sublime!
But from a personal perspective, what truly warms my heart is the knowledge that such encounters are not a modern phenomenon – they have been shared for over 250 years!