Romain De Tirtoff (Erté) (Russian, 1892-1990)
Love Goddess, polychrome decorated bronze depicting a woman holding a bird, standing on a domed base, inscribed "COPYRIGHT 1988" and "CHALK & VERMILLION AND SEVENARTS 373/375," with artist's signature, ht. 19 1/2 in.
Scattered loss to pigment particularly to base of dress (see images), no apparent over-painting or restorations. Light surface wear.
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