Artist: Erte (Romain de Tirtoff)
Title: “90th Birthday Retrospective”
Medium: Hand-signed lithograph poster
Photographer: Robert Farber
Printer: Whitmarsh & Braun
Poster size: 36 x 24 inches
Frame size: 37 ½ x 27 ½”
This item was not for sale: gift to the attendees at Erte 90th Birthday
Party in 1982.
Offered for sale is the opening night show poster featuring the portrait of Erte photographed by the photographer Robert Farber. The party was hosted by Diana Vreeland and presented at the Dyansen Gallery in Soho, NYC. As the attendees of the birthday party were leaving the festivities this hand-signed poster was presented to the guest. Below is the link from the New York Times regarding the party.