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Lot 100044

This is a Suite of 2 Artists Prints owned by Erte himself and then by well known Las Vegas Hypnotist and Illusionist, Peter Reveen.

The set consists of an Artists Print number 36/65 of Phoenix Reborn and an Artist Print number 36/65 of Phoenix Triumphant.

Provenance is provided in the form of a letter from Minotaur Galleries to Mrs Coral Reveen in 1984, one year after production and evaluating the pieces at $4,650 at that time. Erte passe away in 1990 and Peter Reveen in 2013.

Year
1983

Edition
300 Serigraphs
65 Artists Prints
3 Publishers Prints

Medium:
Serigraph

Signed/Numbered:
Lower Right / Lower Left

A truly rare and unique find for the serious collector!

Birth name Roman Petrovich Tyrtov Born 23 November 1892
St. Petersburg, Russian Empire Died 21 April 1990 (aged 97)
New York City, New York, United States Nationality Russian Field visual arts Movement Art Deco


Romain de Tirtoff (23 November 1892 – 21 April 1990) was a Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erté, from the French pronunciation of his initials (pronounced: [ɛʁ.te]). He was a diversely talented 20th-century artist and designer who flourished in an array of fields, including fashion, jewellery, graphic arts, costume and set design for film, theatre, and opera, and interior decor.

Condition

Very Good

Starting Bid

$2,750.00

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ERTE Phoenix Suite, Artists Prints 36/65

Auction ended on Fri, Feb 7, 2014
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Estimate $10,000 - $20,000
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