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.

Erté

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(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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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.
Their latest catalogue contains mounted 1920s covers from the Spanish arts magazine Nuevo Mundo along with a set of theatre designs for The Seven Deadly Sins, by that curious creature Romain de Tirtoff aka Erte.
Born Romain de Tirtoff on November 23,1892 in imperial St.