RUSSIAN-BORN FRENCH ART DECO ARTIST & DESIGNER
ERTE

Romain de Tirtoff was a Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erté, from the French pronunciation of his initials. He was a diversely talented 20th-century artist and designer who flourished in an array of fields, including fashionjewellerygraphic artscostumeand set design for film, theatre, and opera, and interior decor.