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2022 Fall Fine Art and Interiors Auction

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 374

Erte Art Deco Serigraph, Kiss of Fire

Estimate: $300 - $400

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Erte (Romain De Tirtoff, Russian/French, 1892-1990) color serigraph on paper with silver, gold, and red foil embossing titled "Kiss of Fire" from the artist's Love and Passion Suite, numbered 61/300, published circa 1983-84. Depicts a partially nude male and a female couple in profile standing on a gold surface and dressed in red, orange, and purple flowing garments and headdresses reminiscent of flames, their arms resting on each other's shoulders, against a black background with a black circular pattern embossed above. Numbered in white pencil, lower left below image, signed "Erte" in white pencil, lower right below image. Housed and matted under plexiglass in an ebonized wooden frame. Sight: 33 1/4" H x 28 3/8" W. Framed: 46 1/4" H x 42 W.


Overall very good condition. Not examined outside of frame. Frame with minor abrasions.

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