09-21-2018 09-21-2018
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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3140B Boston
September 21, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Romain De Tirtoff, called Erté (Russian, 1892-1990) Lady in Yellow

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3140B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 21, 2018 10:00AM


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

Lady in Yellow
Signed "Erté" l.r., stamped and inscribed "Composition originale/Erté/N. 4·383/1938/6 Sheila Huntley" on the reverse.
Gouache, pencil, and ink on paper, 14 3/16 x 10 1/8 in. (36.0 x 27.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Hinged to window mat with tape to three places along the upper edge on the reverse, toning, mat burn, foxing, staining l.r., crease and small tear c.r., pinhole u.l., scattered handling creases.
Provenance: The collection of Frank and Dorothy Shear of St. Paul, Minnesota.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Romain De Tirtoff, Dorothy Shear, Frank Shear, St. Paul