Erté serigraphs and sculpture

Erté serigraphs and sculpture

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Erté
Title: Erté serigraphs and sculpture
Dates: 1980
Quantity: 0.6 Linear feet (1 oversized folder B, 1 bronze statue)
Coll. Number: ms3082

Biographical/Historical Note

Russian-born painter and designer, Romain de Tirtoff, who called himself Erté, was one of the foremost fashion and stage designers of the twentieth century. Well known for his designs for the music hall in Paris, he also did works for theatre and opera in Europe and the United States. Later in life he recreated the designs of his youth in serigraphy and bronze. He is widely known as the "Father of Arte Deco."

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two serigraphs on paper, titled "Queen of Sheba" and "Michelle" and a cast bronze sculpture, "An Evening in 1921". All are limited editions, signed and numbered.

Index Terms

Bronze sculpture--20th century--Specimens.
Screen prints.
Sculpture (visual work).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Erté serigraphs and sculpture. MS 3082. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS Folder
1BErté serigraphs, 1980
1Erté bronze sculpture, "An Evening in 1921."