Anna Austen Leigh quit the stock market while she was ahead to forge a new life as a full time writer. She now writes erotic adventure and romance, and spends her spare time managing her investments, rather than the other way around.
This was a lot of fun - it made me go and find a copy of the original painting online and appreciate it in a whole new way. Beautifully written, and very entertaining - one of the best erotic short shorts on here.
Studying the painting and envisioning the photographs, I can’t help but wonder about the painter and the days or weeks it must have taken to paint the portrait versus the milliseconds the camera took to capture the images described in the story. Could he—the painter—have partaken of the model as the photographer did? Could anyone blame him?