Erté Serigraph "Indochina," 1984
Romain “Erté” de Tirtoff (Russian/French, 1892 – 1990)
Serigraph on paper
Signed to lower right margin
Published by Sevenarts Ltd., London
Printed by Coriander Studio, London
Certificate of authenticity and labels to the verso
Marshall Lee, Érte at Ninety-Five: The Complete New Graphics, figure 134
Romain 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 twenty-two 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.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- toning; foxing.
- measures frame; image measures 16.75" W x 18.75" H.