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 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.

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

Lady study by Kolo Moser

Koloman Moser :: Studie einer Dame (Zeichnung, gouache), Wien, um 1900. Etching, gouache. | src MAK
Koloman Moser :: Studie einer Dame (Zeichnung, gouache), Wien, um 1900. Etching, gouache. | src MAK
Koloman Moser :: Studie einer Dame (Zeichnung, gouache), Wien, um 1900. Etching, gouache. | src MAK

Dragonfly by Hollar (1646)

Wenceslaus Hollar :: Dragonfly [Libellen], Antwerp, 1646. | src Rijksmuseum
Wenceslaus Hollar :: Dragonfly [Libellen], Antwerp, 1646. | src Rijksmuseum / Detail
Wenceslaus Hollar :: Dragonfly, Libellen Antwerp, 1646. [detail] | src Rijksmuseum
Wenceslaus Hollar :: Dragonfly [Libellen], Antwerp, 1646. | src Rijksmuseum
Wenceslaus Hollar :: Dragonfly [Libellen], Antwerp, 1646. | src Rijksmuseum
Wenceslaus Hollar :: Libellen, vlinder en een hommel [Butterfly, bumblebee, dragonfly]. Insecten (series title). Muscarum Scarabeorum (series title). Antwerp, 1646. | Rijksmuseum

Jugend magazine, Nov. 1898

Hans Christiansen :: Titelbild · Cover image. Jugend Magazin, 1898, Nr. 48. | src Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
Hans Christiansen :: Cover image. Published in Jugend magazine, 1898, Nr. 48 (detail) | Heidelberg University Library
Hans Christiansen :: Cover image. Published in Jugend magazine, 1898, Nr. 48 (detail) | Heidelberg University Library
Hans Christiansen :: Titelbild · Cover image. Jugend Magazin, 1898, Nr. 48. | src Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
Hans Christiansen :: Titelbild · Cover image. Jugend Magazin, 1898, Nr. 48. | src Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
Hans Christiansen :: Titelbild · Cover image. Jugend Magazin, 1898, Nr. 48. | src Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
Hans Christiansen :: Titelbild · Cover image. Jugend Magazin, 1898, Nr. 48. | src Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg

Jugend Magazin, 1898

Hans Christiansen :: Titelbild (Cover image). Jugend Magazin, Juli 1898, Nr. 27. | src Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
Hans Christiansen :: Titelbild (Cover image). Jugend Magazin, Juli 1898, Nr. 27. | src Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
Hans Christiansen :: Titelbild (Cover image). Jugend magazine, July 1898, Nr. 27 [Detail]
Hans Christiansen :: Titelbild (Cover image). Jugend Magazin, Juli 1898, Nr. 27. | src Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
Hans Christiansen :: Titelbild (Cover image). Jugend Magazin, Juli 1898, Nr. 27. | src Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg

Weiblicher Akte, 1931

Oskar Schlemmer :: Stehender Akt in Blau, 1931 (Feder in Blau; Pinsel in Blau; Aquarell on Schreibpapier) | src Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
Oskar Schlemmer :: Stehender Akt in Blau, 1931 (Feder in Blau; Pinsel in Blau; Aquarell on Schreibpapier) | src Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
Oskar Schlemmer :: Emporgereckter weiblicher Akt, 1931 (Feder in Braun; Feder in Blau; Pinsel in Braun; Pinsel in Blau; Lavierung (bräunlich) on Schreibpapier). | src Staatsgalerie Stuttgart