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Erté Serigraph "Zeus", circa 1982

Item Details

Romain “Erté” de Tirtoff (Russian/French, 1892 – 1990)
Zeus, circa 1982
Embossed serigraph with foil on paper
Signed to lower right
Numbered 122/300
Pulled from Hera and Zeus Suite
CFA” blind stamp to lower left

Roman De Tirtoff, known by the pseudonym Erté, is a Russian-born French designer who flourished in many fields including set design, fashion, and the graphic arts, spanning most of the 20th century. He began working for Harper’s Bazaar in 1915 creating over 240 covers for the magazine for over 22 years. His fashion illustrations appeared in numerous other publications. During 1976 Erté was awarded the title of Officer of Arts and Letters, and in 1982 the Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris by the French government. His work is housed in private and permanent collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York; and London’s Victoria & Albert Museum to name a few.

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Condition

- discoloration to paper; foxing throughout; very minor warp to lower center of print.

Dimensions

23.5" W x 28.25" H x 0.1" D

- measures sheet; image measures 22.5" W x 19.25" H.

Item #

ITMG457165

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