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Erte (Romain De Tirtoff) (Russian, 1892-1989), Samson and Delilah, 1990, bronze on metal, ed. 375

Erte (Romain De Tirtoff) (Russian, 1892-1989), Samson and Delilah, 1990, bronze on metal, ed. 375

Item Description:

A dramatic rendering of the Biblical figures Samson and Delilah by Erte (1892-1989). The mighty Samson kneels in gold, his head shaven, his shackles in the hands of the beautiful Delilah at the center. Delilah wears an elaborate costume with a floor-length headpiece. This sculpture is a prime example of Erte's distinctive Art Deco style, combining high fashion with dramatic imagery. This bronze wall sculpture has the signature and number stamped on the lower right, edition: 249/375. It is set in a black mat wood frame with carved decoration on each corner.

Condition:

Very Good. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions.

Dimensions:

Size: 11 in. x 14.5 in. x 0.88 in. (27.94 cm x 36.83 cm x 2.22 cm)
Frame Size: 20 x 22.5 inches

About The Artist:

As an artist, Erte was well-known for his fashion creations and designed many costumes and sets for leading playhouses. Born and raised among the Russian social elite, Erte moved to Paris at 18 to start his career and took the name Erte from the French pronunciation of his initials, RT. He is credited as having reinvigorated the Art Deco movement when he was in his 70s.

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Erte (Romain De Tirtoff) (Russian, 1892-1989), Samson and Delilah, 1990, bronze on metal, ed. 375

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