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1927 (made)

Silk by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff); 1927.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Silk by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff); 1927.
  • Height: 39cm
  • Length: 74cm
Taken from Salmina-Haskell, L., Catalogue of Russian Drawings, London: V & A, 1972, p. 15, cat. 38.
Production typeUnique
Marks and inscriptions
  • Erté (Signed.)
  • La Soie. 1927 (Inscribed on verso.)
Object history
Design for a costume for a revue at the Folies-Bergère in 1927.
Subject depicted
Associated object
Bibliographic references
  • Salmina-Haskell, L., Catalogue of Russian Drawings, London: V & A, 1972, p. 15, cat. 38.
  • Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969
  • p.234/5 Tim Benton, Manuel Fontán del Junco, María Zozaya (eds.) Modern taste : Art deco in Paris, 1910-1935, Madrid : Fundación Juan March, [2014]. ISBN: 9788470756290.
  • Erté, London : Grosvenor Gallery, 1967 168
  • Les Années "25" Art Deco, Bauhaus, Stijl, Esprit Nouveau, Paris, Union centrale des arts décoratifs, 1966 168
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Record createdFebruary 16, 2009
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