8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 Jun 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Costume Design for the Burlesque Performance "Raspoutine", Theatre Folie's Pigalle, Paris

§ 113. ERTÉ (ROMAN DE TIRTOFF) (1892-1990)

Costume Design for the Burlesque Performance "Raspoutine", Theatre Folie's Pigalle, Paris, signed, further stamped with the artist's studio stamp and numbered "N 16.026" on the reverse.

Pencil and gouache, heightened with gold, on paper, 37.5 by 27.5 cm.
1,000-1,500 GBP


Executed c. 1959.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by his friend Hélène Martini, the owner after 1960 of a number of theatres and cabarets in the Pigalle area, Paris, c. 1959.
Private collection, France.


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.