Erté


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Er·té

 (ĕr-tā′) Originally Romain de Tirtoff. 1892-1990.
Russian-born French designer and illustrator who was a leading exponent of Art Deco in the 1920s and 1930s.
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Erté

(ɛrte)
n
(Biography) real name Romain de Tirtoff. 1892–1990, French fashion illustrator and designer, born in Russia, noted for his extravagant costumes and tableaux for the Folies-Bergère in Paris
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