Sports d'Hiver, 1933, Erte
(1892-1990), pen and black ink and gouache on paper, 33.8 x 25cm.
Born Romain de Tirtoff in November 1892 in Saint Petersburg, the artist and designer was known by the pseudonym Erte
, from the French pronunciation of his initials.
Today, who remembers the great Erte
, whose Art Deco designs once thrilled trend-setters from Paris to Hollywood?
She designed for some of the major composers and lyricists of the period: Sigmund Romberg, Rodgers and Hart, Al Jolson, Buddy DeSylva, Jerome Kern, Victor Herbert, and Irving Berlin; and she collaborated with some of the most well-known designers of her time: Erte
, Charles Le Maire, James Reynolds, Ernest Gros, Joseph Urban, Homer Conant, Mme.
But with the proliferation of ecotourism spreading its tentacles ever further off the beaten path, it is places like Erte
Ale that have become the latest "Everest" for the intrepid adventurer.
Each issue featured 10 full-page coloured fashion plates by the leading Art Deco illustrators of the period, including George Barbier, Erte
, Paul Iribe, Georges Lepape, and Andre Edouard Marty.
Rickielee based his mustard satin and black velvet bias cut dress on the iconic super model Erin O'Connor and used 1930s artist Erte
The costumes are beautiful, resembling Erte
paintings, and the stage sets ambitious with a steam train entering the stage in the final scene.
96: The art designer Erte
, promising never to retire, worked on sets and costumes for two Manhattan musicals, and worked on remodeling his finca on Majorca, planting fruit trees to be enjoyed in his old age.
The second of two programmes in which Kate Humble and a team of experts and explorers visits the Danakil Desert in northern Ethiopia, descending into the crater of Erte
Sedgefield: 1.40 Safari Run, 2.15 Erte
, 2.50 Amjad, 3.30 Laureldean Melody, 4.15 Primus Inter Pares, 4.55 Devil's Run, 5.30 Sir Tantallus Hawk.