Erté · Scheherazade Suite

Romain de Tirtoff (Erté, 1892-1990) :: Scheherazade – La Nuit. Lithograph depicting a beauty in Middle Eastern garb. | src liveauctioneers
Romain de Tirtoff (Erté, 1892-1990) :: Scheherazade; La Favorite du Calife (Calyph’s Favourite), lithograph depicting a beauty in Middle Eastern garb. | src liveauctioneers
Romain de Tirtoff (Erté, 1892-1990) :: “Scheherazade – 8 “La Nuit Winter Garden NY”, 1924 (Gouache). | src liveauctioneers
Romain de Tirtoff (Erté, 1892-1990) :: “A Beauty of Bagdad”, from Scheherazade series (nº7). | src Kodner Auctions
Romain de Tirtoff (Erté, 1892-1990) :: “Scheherazade. Thousand and One Nights”, from the Scheherazade Suite. | src Ro Gallery
Romain de Tirtoff (Erté, 1892-1990) :: Harem Dancer (Calyph’s Concubine), from the Scheherazade Suite, ca. 1980. Lithograph. | src Doyle
Romain de Tirtoff (Erté, 1892-1990) :: Almee (Harem dancer), from the Scheherazade Suite, ca. 1980. | src Martin Lawrence Galleries
Romain de Tirtoff (Erté, 1892-1990) :: [Scheherazade suite: A Thousand and One Nights], [ca. 1979] | src Freeman’s
Romain de Tirtoff (Erté, 1892-1990) :: [Scheherazade suite:A Thousand and Second Night], [ca. 1979] | src Freeman’s

Danseurs orientaux par Erté

Romain de Tirtoff (1892-1990) :: « Danseurs orientaux », vers 1912. Encre, aquarelle et rehauts d'or. (Ader) | src MAD ~ Musée des Arts Décoratifs
Romain de Tirtoff (1892-1990) :: « Danseurs orientaux », vers 1912. Encre, aquarelle et rehauts d’or. (Ader) | src MAD ~ Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Peter Pathé in Groteske, 1922

From : Walter Schnackenberg : Kostüme, Plakate und Dekorationen. Zweite Auflage. München, Musarion 1922. | src Ketterer Kunst
From : Walter Schnackenberg : Kostüme, Plakate und Dekorationen. Zweite Auflage. München, Musarion 1922. | src Ketterer Kunst
Greiner :: Peter Pathé in Groteske. From a book of Schnackenberg's works, published in Munich in 1922 by Musarion. | src Ketterer Kunst
Greiner :: Peter Pathé in Groteske. From a book of Schnackenberg’s works, published in Munich in 1922 by Musarion. | src Ketterer Kunst
Peter Pathé in Groteske. Photo by Greiner. Costume design: Walter Schnackenberg. | src L'Affichiste
Peter Pathé in Groteske. Photo by Greiner. Costume design: Walter Schnackenberg. | src L’Affichiste

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

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

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.

Pageant of the Superstitions 1930

Sasha :: Princess George Imeritinsky wearing a hat with large horns, part of her costume symbolizing 'Green'. She is taking part in the 'Pageant of the Superstitions' at the Haymarket Theatre in aid of the Queen Charlotte Maternity Hospital Maintenance Fund, October 11th, 1930. Costume designed by Barbara Cartland. | src Getty Images
Sasha :: Princess George Imeritinsky wearing a hat with large horns, part of her costume symbolizing ‘Green’. She is taking part in the ‘Pageant of the Superstitions’ at the Haymarket Theatre in aid of the Queen Charlotte Maternity Hospital Maintenance Fund, October 11th, 1930. Costume designed by Barbara Cartland. | src Getty Images
Sasha :: Barbara Cartland (1901-2000) wearing a huge horseshoe on her head as 'Good Luck' in the 'Pageant of the Superstitions' at the Haymarket Theatre, London, October 11th, 1930. | src Getty Images
Sasha :: Barbara Cartland (1901-2000) wearing a huge horseshoe on her head as ‘Good Luck’ in the ‘Pageant of the Superstitions’ at the Haymarket Theatre, London, November 1st, 1930. | src Getty Images
Sasha :: Mrs Roland Cubitt dressed as ‘Three Candles’ in a costume made by L & H Nathan Ltd., for the ‘Pageant of the Superstitions’, a feature of the ‘All Halloween Ball’, and repeated as a matinee at the Haymarket Theatre, in aid of the Queen Charlotte Maternity Hospital Fund, October 11th or November 1st, 1930. | src Getty Images

Natacha Rambova by Karl Struss

Karl Struss (1886-1981); Natacha Rambova [production still]; Gelatin silver print; Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX
Karl Struss (1886-1981) :: Natacha Rambova [production still], 1920s. Gelatin silver print. | src Amon Carter Museum
Karl Struss (1886-1981); Natacha Rambova [production still]; Gelatin silver print; Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX
Karl Struss (1886-1981) :: Natacha Rambova [production still*], 1920s. Gelatin silver print. | src Amon Carter Museum
Karl Struss (1886-1981); Natacha Rambova [production still]; Gelatin silver print; Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX
Karl Struss (1886-1981) :: Natacha Rambova [production still*], 1920s. Gelatin silver print. | src Amon Carter Museum
Karl Struss (1886-1981); Natacha Rambova [production still]; Gelatin silver print; Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX
Karl Struss (1886-1981) :: Natacha Rambova [production still*], 1920s. Gelatin silver print. | src Amon Carter Museum

[*] production stills probably from the film Forbidden Fruit (Cecil B. DeMille, 1921). In the film Rambova (b. Winifred Shaughnessy), along with Mitchell Leisen, was the costume designer and Struss the cinematographer.

Actress Alexandra Rebikova

Ребикова, Александра Васильевна. Молоко в спектакле «Синяя птица». | Russian actress Alexandra Vasilievna Rebikova as Milk in the play «The Blue Bird» in costume designed by Vladimir Egorov (?) for Konstanin Stanislavski’s production of Maurice Maeterlinck’s «Oiseau Bleu» at the Moscow Art Theatre, 1908. | src academia.ru
Мей в спектакле «Сверчок на печи». Actress Alexandra Vasilievna Rebikova as May Fielding in the play «Cricket on the Hearth» at the Moscow Art Theatre. Unknown date, probably before 1908.
Мей в спектакле «Сверчок на печи». Actress Alexandra Vasilievna Rebikova as May Fielding in the play «Cricket on the Hearth» at the Moscow Art Theatre. Unknown date, probably before 1908. [Full scan of programme]
Portrait of Alexandra Vasilievna Rebikova. | src academia.ru

In 1915, Alexandra Rebikova began to star in the movies of the film company “A. Khanzhonkov and Co.” [Торгового дома «А. Ханжонков и К°] and very soon became one of the leading silent film actresses.

Alexandra Rebikova with Oleg Frelyh (Frelikh) in 1917 in the film «The Clay God» («Глиняный бог», a silent film by Nikolai Larin, 1918)
Alexandra Rebikova with Gregory Khmara (Chmara) in the film «Symphony of Sorrow» («Симфония горя», 1918) | src academia.ru

Orientalische Tänzerin, 1920

Walter Schnackenberg :: Ballet und Pantomime “Orientalische Tänzerin” (Oriental Dancer), plate # 18, 1920. | src 1st dibs