Costume for Tosca by Erté

Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) :: Costume Sketch for Ganna Walska as Floria Tosca in 'Tosca', 1920. Gouache on board. | src LACMA
Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) :: Costume Sketch for Ganna Walska as Floria Tosca in ‘Tosca’, 1920. Gouache on board. | src LACMA

Das Meer und seine Bewohner

Das Meer und seine Bewohner Arbeit aus der Schule Paul Bürck's an der Kunstgewerbeschule zu Magdeburg. Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, 1903
Das Meer und seine Bewohner
Arbeit aus der Schule Paul Bürck's an der Kunstgewerbeschule zu Magdeburg. Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, 1903
Das Meer und seine Bewohner
Arbeit aus der Schule Paul Bürck’s an der Kunstgewerbeschule zu Magdeburg. Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, 1903
Das Meer und seine Bewohner
Arbeit aus der Schule Paul Bürck's an der Kunstgewerbeschule zu Magdeburg. Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, 1903
Das Meer und seine Bewohner
Arbeit aus der Schule Paul Bürck’s an der Kunstgewerbeschule zu Magdeburg. Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, 1903

Kiss of Love by Erté (ca 1983)

Erté (Romain De Tirtoff) :: Kiss of Fire, ca. 1983. From Love and Passion Suite. DETAIL
Erté (Romain De Tirtoff) :: Kiss of Fire, ca. 1983. From  Love and Passion Suite.
Erté (Romain De Tirtoff) :: Kiss of Fire, ca. 1983. [Detail]

Erté (Romain De Tirtoff, Russian/French, 1892-1990) color serigraph on paper with silver, gold, and red foil embossing titled “Kiss of Fire” from the artist’s Love and Passion Suite, numbered 61/300, published circa 1983. Depicts a partially nude male and a female couple in profile standing on a gold surface and dressed in red, orange, and purple flowing garments and headdresses reminiscent of flames, their arms resting on each other’s shoulders, against a black background with a black circular pattern embossed above. Numbered in white pencil, lower left below image, signed “Erte” in white pencil, lower right below image. | quoted from Case Fine Arts & Antiques

Erté (Romain De Tirtoff) :: Kiss of Fire, ca. 1983. From  Love and Passion Suite.
Erté (Romain De Tirtoff) :: Kiss of Fire, ca. 1983. From the artist’s Love and Passion Suite.
Erté (Romain De Tirtoff) :: Kiss of Fire, ca. 1983. From  Love and Passion Suite.
Erté (Romain De Tirtoff) :: Kiss of Fire, ca. 1983. From the artist’s Love and Passion Suite. (Close up) | Case Fine Arts & Antiques

Black Cat – MPW – 1916

Advertisement for Black Cat General Film Services. The Moving Picture World, November 1916 (DETAIL)
Advertisement for Black Cat General Film Services. The Moving Picture World, November 1916 (DETAIL)
Advertisement for Black Cat General Film Services. The Moving Picture World, November 1916
Advertisement for Black Cat General Film Services. The Moving Picture World, November 1916

Queen of the Night by Erte

Erté (Romain De Tirtoff, Russian-French, 1892-1990) :: Color serigraph with silver and gold foil embossing titled "Queen of the Night", numbered "PP 1/1", 1985. (DETATIL)
Erté (Romain De Tirtoff) :: “Queen of the Night”, 1985 (detail) | src Case Antique Auctions
Erté (Romain De Tirtoff, Russian-French, 1892-1990) :: Color serigraph with silver and gold foil embossing titled "Queen of the Night", numbered "PP 1/1", 1985.
Erté (Romain De Tirtoff, Russian-French, 1892-1990) :: Color serigraph with silver and gold foil embossing titled “Queen of the Night”, numbered “PP 1/1”, 1985.

This publisher’s proof depicts the Queen of the Night from “The Magic Flute” opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with four attendants holding the hem of her elaborate gown against a black background, surrounded on the left, bottom, and right edges by a gold star border. Numbered, in chalk, lower left, signed “Erté”, in chalk, lower right. Merrill Chase, Chicago, IL, gallery label, en verso. Housed under glass in a giltwood frame with a black linen liner with a giltwood fillet. Property of Milligan University, Milligan, Tennessee. source: Case Antique / Case Auctions

Erté (Romain De Tirtoff, Russian-French, 1892-1990) :: Color serigraph with silver and gold foil embossing titled "Queen of the Night", numbered "PP 1/1", 1985.
Erté (Romain De Tirtoff, Russian-French, 1892-1990) :: Color serigraph with silver and gold foil embossing titled “Queen of the Night”, numbered “PP 1/1”, 1985.

The Chalice of Sorrow (1916)

Advertisement for The Chalice of Sorrow (1916). Signed: Burton Rice
Advertisement for The Chalice of Sorrow (1916). Signed: Burton Rice
A powerful emotional drama "The Chalice of Sorrow" [aka, The Fatal Promise] with Cleo Madison. The Story of a Fruitless Love, directed by Rex Ingram. Moving Picture World, November 1916
A powerful emotional drama “The Chalice of Sorrow” [aka, The Fatal Promise] with Cleo Madison. The Story of a Fruitless Love, directed by Rex Ingram. Moving Picture World, November 1916

Bluebird Photo-Plays began advertising in Moving Picture World, January 8, 1916. Burton Rice created the advertisements for Bluebird Photo-Plays that appeared in Moving Picture World beginning April 15, 1916. On December 23th, 1916 MPW published a short article on Burton Rice and his plans of moving to Europe. He left the US, moved to Paris and mailed his artwork to Bluebird Photo-Plays in New York City. In 1917 Rice produced fewer works for Bluebird Photo-Plays. Ethel Rundquist was hired to fill-in for Rice and eventually replaced him.

In the second half of the 1920s, Rice began using the pen name, Dynevor Rhys. From 1930 to 1935 Rice, as Rhys, was credited with almost three dozen covers for The Delineator. He contributed drawings to Harper’s Bazaar.

A powerful emotional drama “The Chalice of Sorrow” [aka, The Fatal Promise] with Cleo Madison. The Story of a Fruitless Love, directed by Rex Ingram. Motion Picture News, October 1916

Black Orchids (1916)

Illustration from the advertisement for Black Orchids. Signed: Rice / Paris
Illustration from the advertisement for Black Orchids. Signed: Rice / Paris
Cleo Madison in "Black Orchids". The Love Affairs of a Heartless Woman. Produced by Rex Ingram. Moving Picture World, December 1916
Cleo Madison in “Black Orchids“. The Love Affairs of a Heartless Woman. Produced by Rex Ingram. Moving Picture World, December 1916

In the second half of the 1920s, Rice began using the pen name, Dynevor Rhys. From 1930 to 1935 Rice, as Rhys, was credited with almost three dozen covers for The Delineator. He contributed drawings to Harper’s Bazaar.

Bluebird Photo-Plays began advertising in Moving Picture World, January 8, 1916. Burton Rice created the advertisements for Bluebird Photo-Plays that appeared in Moving Picture World beginning April 15, 1916. On December 23th, 1916 MPW published a short article on Burton Rice and his plans of moving to Europe. He left the US, moved to Paris and mailed his artwork to Bluebird Photo-Plays in New York City. In 1917 Rice produced fewer works for Bluebird Photo-Plays. Ethel Rundquist was hired to fill-in for Rice and eventually replaced him.

The Price of Silence (1916)

Ad for movie 1910s by Rice
Advertisement for The Price of Silence (1916). Signed: Rice / Paris
The drama of a woman who trusted and the price she paid. "The Price of Silence", with Dorothy Phillips & Lon Chaney. From the story by W. Carey Wonderly. Directed by Joseph De Grasse. | Moving Picture World, December 1916
The drama of a woman who trusted and the price she paid. “The Price of Silence”, with Dorothy Phillips & Lon Chaney. From the story by W. Carey Wonderly. Directed by Joseph De Grasse. | Moving Picture World, December 1916

Bluebird Photo-Plays began advertising in Moving Picture World on January 8, 1916. Burton Rice created the advertisements for Bluebird Photo-Plays that appeared in Moving Picture World beginning April 15, 1916. On December 23th, 1916 MPW published a short article on Burton Rice and his plans of moving to Europe. He left the US, moved to Paris and mailed his artwork to Bluebird Photo-Plays in New York City. In 1917 Rice produced fewer works for Bluebird Photo-Plays. Ethel Rundquist was hired to fill-in for Rice and eventually replaced him.

In the second half of the 1920s, Rice began using the pen name, Dynevor Rhys. From 1930 to 1935 Rice, as Rhys, was credited with almost three dozen covers for The Delineator. He also contributed drawings to Harper’s Bazaar.

Lady with kitten, Jugend, 1898

Adolf Münzer (München). Jugend: Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben, Mai 1898, III Jahrgang, Nr 20.
Adolf Münzer (München). Jugend: Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben, Mai 1898, III Jahrgang, Nr 20.
Adolf Münzer (München). Jugend: Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben, 1898, Nr 20. (detail)
Adolf Münzer (München). Jugend: Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben, 1898, Nr 20. (detail)

Jugend cover by Julie Wolfthorn

Julie Wolfthorn (Berlin) :: Titelblätter (Cover). Jugend. Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben. — G. Hirth’s Verlag in München & Leipzig. 3 September, 1898. Nr. 36, III. Jahrgang
Julie Wolfthorn (Berlin) :: Titelblätter (Cover). Jugend. Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben. — 1898 [detail]
Julie Wolfthorn (Berlin) :: Titelblätter (Cover). Jugend. Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben. — 1898 [detail]
Julie Wolfthorn (Berlin) :: Titelblätter (Cover). Jugend. Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben. — G. Hirth’s Verlag in München & Leipzig. 3 September, 1898. Nr. 36, III. Jahrgang
Julie Wolfthorn (Berlin) :: Titelblätter (Cover). Jugend. Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben. — G. Hirth’s Verlag in München & Leipzig. 3 September, 1898. Nr. 36, III. Jahrgang