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Lot 1142
Up for auction is a very rare and unique original Erte Gouache. This image is featured in the hand signed book that you will also receive, entitled Ermyntrude and Esmeralda. The novel, about two young Edwardian ladies in England, was written by Lytton Strauchey and includes seventeen two color illustrations by Erte as well as his hand signed signature on the first page. This gouache along with seventeen additional illustrations were made in 1913, please note that any gouache prior to the 1929 Wall Street crash are considered extremely rare and among the most valuable of Erte's work since much of his works from that era were lost in a fire. Image Size is: 9" X 8" Frame size is: 25.5" X 24.5" Dimensions: Image Size is: 9" X 8" Frame size is: 25.5" X 24.5" Artist or Maker: Erte Medium: Gouache on Paper Date: 1913. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price. Frame Included Free of Charge

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Excellent

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Erte Original Gouache Framed with signed book Rare

$7,000
$8,000