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

Auction: 20th Century Design - 3665TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: June 08, 2021 12:00PM


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

Angel. Faintly signed "Erté" c.r. Color screenprint on black paper, sheet size 27 x 38 in., framed. Condition: Gentle rippling, floated within the frame, not examined out of frame.

Note: De Tirtoff was a Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erté, from the French pronunciation of his initials. He designed clothing, jewelry, graphic arts, interiors, and costume and set design for film, theatre, and opera. He had a major rejuvenation and much lauded interest in his career during the Art Deco revival of the 1960s at which time he expanded into limited edition prints, bronzes, and wearable art. His work may be found in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Estimate $300-500

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