09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
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Romain de Tirtoff, called Erté (Russian, 1892-1990) Costume Design: Dancer in Red and Black

$2,252$1,900
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Romain de Tirtoff, called Erté (Russian, 1892-1990)

Costume Design: Dancer in Red and Black
Signed "Erté" l.r.
Gouache and ink on paper, sight size 12 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. (31.5 x 24.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Mild toning, subtle handling creases, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $200-300

Sheet size 14 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (37.5 x 27.0 cm). Toning and handling creases, mild acid burn at edges, small tear to margin l.l. measuring 0.5 cm, sheet hinged to window mat at top in two places. Inscribed on the reverse in various hands, "...robe...Colette/...Rivey" in pencil u.l., "Louis XIV/1933" in pencil c.l., "15179" within a circle center, and ""...8119/Favorite" in ink in center. Also stamped faintly in Italian.

Keywords

Romain de Tirtoff