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Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) Collection
    Dates: circa 1925
    Collection Number: D-180
    Creator/Collector: Erté.
    Extent: 5 linear feet
    Repository: UC Davis. Special Collections
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Abstract: Collection of framed prints and statue.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) Collection. UC Davis. Special Collections

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of William Karl Schwarze.

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Russian-born painter Romain de Tirtoff, who called himself Erté after the French pronunciation of his initials, was considered one of the foremost fashion and stage designers of the early twentieth century.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection of framed prints and statue.

    Indexing Terms

    Art -- 20th century.