ERTÉ (1892-1990) Born Romain de Tirtoff in imperial St. Petersburg, Russia, Erté derived his pen name from the French pronunciation of his initials "R.T." Over a long and distinguished career, he had a major influence on the style and design of the 20th Century. The designs created by Erté during his life influenced not only the world of theater, film and fashion, but an entire art movement as well. The genius of the artist is evidenced by an enormous body of work that is considered among the most influential and unique of the 20th century. His achievements earned him the title "Father of Art Deco." Original Limited Edition Bronze, 1990. Edition Size: 375; Incised with the artist's signature & edition number. Published by Chalk & Vermilion Fine Arts. Mint Condition. Suggested Retail Gallery Price: $18,500.
Artist: Erté Size: approx. 21" H x 9" W (51.4cm x 34.3cm) Material: Bronze Numbered Edition: 314/375 Overall Condition: Pristine pre-owned condition, (see pix)