Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) Collection

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UC Davis. Special Collections
University of California, Davis, Department of Special Collections, General Library
100 NW Quad
Davis, California 95616-5292
(530) 752-1621

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.