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Artist: Erte (b. 1892 – d. 1990)

Title: Printemps

Medium:  Serigraph from an AP on Paper

Edition: Limited Edition 

Signature: Hand Signed by Erte

Size: Approximately 23” by 29” (border) Image 17” x 22.5”

Frame: Unframed

Biography: Erté—Romain de Tirtoff—was born in Russia in 1892, and died at age 97 in 1990. His legendary career spanned nearly the entire length of his life. Erté moved to Paris and his unique talent was immediately recognized by the city’s most established couturiers. In 1915, he began an association with Harper’s Bazaar by designing covers of each of their magazines for the next 22 years. The influence of his work as a result of the high visibility of this periodical influenced an entire art movement that was to become known as “Art Deco”.

At the age of 75, Erté was encouraged to embark on a new career and began to recreate the remarkable designs of his youth in bronze and serigraphy. The Art Deco movement was hence reborn. A lifetime of international success and recognition has ensured this unique artist's place in the annals of art history, and his original designs grace the permanent collections of prestigious museums throughout the world including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian Institution and London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.

Note: The bottom right corner is bent and may be concealed when framed

Warranty: Artwork comes with a Letter of Authenticity and is GUARANTEED to be as described.

Erte’s originals have sold for more than $100,000.00.

Auction Estimate: $1,300.00/$1,500.00

Erte "Printemps" Limited Edition Serigraph Hand Signed
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