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ERTÉ (1892 - 1990), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ERTÉ (1892 - 1990), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator

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Russian, 20th century, male.

Active from 1910 in France.

Born 1892, in St Petersburg; died 21 April 1990, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator, stylist, decorative designer. Stage costumes and sets, designs for jewellery, furniture.

Art Deco.

[not available online]The son of an admiral in the Imperial navy, Erté was a pupil of Ilya Repin in St Petersburg. He

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