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Flower Girl, 1922, Gerda Wegener. (Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta). Danish Illustrator, Painter (1886 - 1940)  (most of her stuff is too risqué to put on here. It was the time period, all those cabarets and artists everywhere pushing limits. Her work generally depicts lovers or ahem, self-love. Interestingly, he husband had the first sex-change operation and then divorced her.)

Flower Girl, 1922, Gerda Wegener. (Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta). Danish Illustrator, Painter (1886 - 1940) (most of her stuff is too risqué to put on here. It was the time period, all those cabarets and artists everywhere pushing limits. Her work generally depicts lovers or ahem, self-love. Interestingly, he husband had the first sex-change operation and then divorced her.)

Gerda Wegener (Danish illustrator and painter) 1886 - 1940 aka Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta, Frederikke Gerda Maria Wegener Rokokokvinnor med Svanar (Rococo Women with Swans), 1913

Gerda Wegener (Danish illustrator and painter) 1886 - 1940 aka Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta, Frederikke Gerda Maria Wegener Rokokokvinnor med Svanar (Rococo Women with Swans), 1913

Au Café (c. 1925). Gerta Wegener (Danish, Art Deco, 1886-1940). Watercolor on paper.

Au Café (c. 1925). Gerta Wegener (Danish, Art Deco, 1886-1940). Watercolor on paper.

Gerda Wegener (Danish illustrator and painter) 1886 - 1940 aka Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta Sur Talons Rouges, 1929 'Son Entree fut Sensationelle' (The Entry was Sensational)

Gerda Wegener (Danish illustrator and painter) 1886 - 1940 aka Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta Sur Talons Rouges, 1929 'Son Entree fut Sensationelle' (The Entry was Sensational)

Gerda Wegener | "Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta (15 March 1886 – 28 July 1940) was a Danish illustrator and painter from French descent, best known for her erotica."

Gerda Wegener | "Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta (15 March 1886 – 28 July 1940) was a Danish illustrator and painter from French descent, best known for her erotica."

Artista Lili Elbe y su esposa, la artista Gerda Gottlieb. Lili fue uno de los primeros receptores de cirugía de reasignación de sexo, 1930

Artista Lili Elbe y su esposa, la artista Gerda Gottlieb. Lili fue uno de los primeros receptores de cirugía de reasignación de sexo, 1930

Gerda Gottlieb and Lili Elbe. Gottliebs portraits of her transgendered partner Lili have become iconic images of the liberated 1920s era.

Gerda Gottlieb and Lili Elbe. Gottliebs portraits of her transgendered partner Lili have become iconic images of the liberated 1920s era.

Lili Elbe A Danish Girl Beautiful Art Deco Greeting Card Vintage Repro -  Gerda Gottlieb Wegener - Transgender Pioneer - Eddie Redmayne

Lili Elbe A Danish Girl Beautiful Art Deco Greeting Card Vintage Repro - Gerda Gottlieb Wegener - Transgender Pioneer - Eddie Redmayne

Lili Elbe A Danish Girl Beautiful Art Deco Greeting Card Vintage Repro - Gerda Gottlieb Wegener - Transgender Pioneer - Eddie Redmayne

1904 Gerda Wegener (Danish 1886~1940) | Wegener/Elbe eventually identified as a male-to-female transgender woman. She had the first publicly known sex reassignment surgery in history in 1930.

1904 Gerda Wegener (Danish 1886~1940) | Wegener/Elbe eventually identified as a male-to-female transgender woman. She had the first publicly known sex reassignment surgery in history in 1930.

Air de Capri (1923). Gerda Wegener (Danish, 1889-1940). Oil on canvas. After moving to Paris in 1912, she found much success both as a painter and as illustrator for Vogue, La Vie Parisienne, Fantasio, and many other magazines. As she found fame in Paris, Gerda also developed a following in her home country. She held exhibitions at Ole Haslunds gallery in Copenhagen.

Air de Capri (1923). Gerda Wegener (Danish, 1889-1940). Oil on canvas. After moving to Paris in 1912, she found much success both as a painter and as illustrator for Vogue, La Vie Parisienne, Fantasio, and many other magazines. As she found fame in Paris, Gerda also developed a following in her home country. She held exhibitions at Ole Haslunds gallery in Copenhagen.

gerda wegener - Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta (15 March 1886 - 28 July 1940) was a Danish illustrator and painter best known for her erotica.

gerda wegener - Gerda Gottlieb Wegener Porta (15 March 1886 - 28 July 1940) was a Danish illustrator and painter best known for her erotica.

Wegener, Gerda (Gerda Marie Fredrikke Gottlieb - b,1886)- Woman w Book

Wegener, Gerda (Gerda Marie Fredrikke Gottlieb - b,1886)- Woman w Book