Erte Signed Gorgeous Cold Paint Bronze Sculpture of Byzantine Numbered 340/375
We have the priviledge to offer you this gorgeous cold paint bronze sculpture by world renowned artist Erte (Romain De Tirtoff) of Byzantine.
The detail in this bronze is exceptional, is hand signed and numbered 340/375.
The previous use of the image was done in original gouache by Erte; 1985 Serigraph.
We do have the certificate of authenticity and it originally retailed for $19,500.
Measures 20" x 9 1/2" x 3 1/2" and weighs 28.5 pounds.
Erte was born Romain de Tirtoff in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1892. At the age of 18 he moved to Paris and used the named Erte, which came from the French pronunciation of his initials R and T. He was a widely recognized artist in the 1920's for his work with Harper's Bizarre and many other publications and was awarded the title of Officer of Arts and Letters in 1976 and the Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris in 1982.
His works are in many museums around the world and he worked right up to the end of his life.