ERTE (Russian/French, 1892-1990)
"La Grande Catherine" and two costume designs for MGM studios, 1925; Three gouaches on paper (each framed separately); Two signed, one numbered and titled to verso; "La Grande Catherine": 13" x 9 1/4, costume designs: 11 5/8" x 8 3/4" (sight); Provenance: Costume designs: Gift from the artist to Annie Van Horn, by descent in the family; Grogan & Company, 8 June 2014, Lot 70; Private collection, New Jersey (costume designs)
Sale Price: $3,500
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
La Grande Catherine: Numbered H4.747 and titled on verso. Water damage & staining, toning to sheet. Some loss to frame, particularly at the bottom. Costume designs: overall toning to sheets and some small areas of discoloration. Some creasing to both and three one inch tears to sheet with woman in red and purple. Costume designs include photographs with inscriptions on the verso from the artist.