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    Sale 2064

    Christie's Interiors

    18 - 19 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 139

    Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) (RUSSIAN, 1892-1990)

    Use of Man

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) (RUSSIAN, 1892-1990)
    Use of Man
    signed 'Erté' (center right); and with artist stamp (on the reverse)
    gouache on artist board
    11¼ x 7½ in. (28.5 x 19 cm.)


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    This piece is an illustration for the Harper's Bazaar August 1931 issue.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Julius Reiner, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION