Erte: Art Deco Master of Graphic Art & Illustration

Author(s): James Peacock; Rosalind Ormiston; Ray Perman (Foreword by)


Perhaps no individual is more associated with the 20th century art deco revival than Russian-born French artist and designer, Ert . Although his talent spanned many creative fields, Erte is perhaps best-known for his theatre and fashion designs, which were often later translated into beautiful silkscreen prints. Few can fail to be charmed by Symphony in Black, one of his most famous designs depicting a slender figure walking her dog. Throughout his lifetime Ert designed over 200 covers for Harper's Bazaar and his works have been reproduced and copied countless times since, oozing a timeless air of class and sophistication. Combining fresh and thoughtful text and beautiful illustrations, including jewellery and sculpture inspired by his two-dimensional designs, this coffee-table book is the definitive Ert companion.


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Rosalind Ormiston (author) is a researcher, lecturer and author in art, architecture and design history. She lectures in art and architectural history at Kingston University, London. Her publications include Colour Source Book, Alphonse Mucha: Masterworks, Art Deco: The Golden Age of Graphic Art and Illustration; Michelangelo: His Life and Works in 500 Images and Leonardo da Vinci: His Life and Works in 500 Images.

General Fields

  • : 9781783612161
  • : Flame Tree Publishing
  • : Flame Tree Publishing
  • : 1.826
  • : July 2014
  • : December 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : James Peacock; Rosalind Ormiston; Ray Perman (Foreword by)
  • : Hardback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : 192
  • : 170 colour illustrations