Sunday, June 27, 2021

One of the last nude photos?

It's generally accepted that Dan Lurie's physique modeling career extended from about 1941 to 1948-49.  This photo by Earle Forbes would appear to be from later in that stretch because Dan's face seems less boyish and his body development in more in keeping with the postwar ideal.
Disclosure:  I used Larry K's help to electronically remove a watermark from a strategic spot.



  1. At first I thought this was snapped in front of a store window! Lol! I like the light-dark contrast. And he "aged" well...handsome and well built.

    1. I think that's a wooden fence with a hole in it, and I have to wonder if someone sneaked a peak during the photo shoot.