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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. 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.

Erté is perhaps most famous for his elegant fashion designs which capture the art deco period in which he worked. One of his earliest successes was designing apparel for the French dancer Gaby Deslys who died in 1920. His delicate figures and sophisticated, glamorous designs are instantly recognisable, and his ideas and art still influence fashion into the 21st century. His costumes, programme designs, and sets were featured in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1923, many productions of the Folies Bergère, and George White's Scandals. On Broadway, the celebrated French chanteuse Irène Bordoni wore Erté's designs.

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Total items in collection: 445. Total items on page 7

ImageURL Year Name Series Medium ID
1983 Anger The Seven Deadly Sins Suite Serigraph on Paper 88504
1983 Avarice The Seven Deadly Sins Suite Serigraph on Paper 88519
1983 Envy The Seven Deadly Sins Suite Serigraph on Paper 88605
1983 Gluttony The Seven Deadly Sins Suite Serigraph on Paper 88644
1983 Lust The Seven Deadly Sins Suite Serigraph on Paper 88733
1983 Pride The Seven Deadly Sins Suite Serigraph on Paper 88805
1983 Sloth The Seven Deadly Sins Suite Serigraph on Paper 88852