Rare Irish outing for Erte

One of the most exclusive genres of people in the world is that of the still-active nonagenarian artist.

3rd February, 2007

One of the most exclusive genres of people in the world is that of the still-active nonagenarian artist.

Louis le Brocquy is a fully paid-up member, as was Erte, the Russian aristocrat whose graphic art, theatre designs and sculpture were like a meteor shower over the 20th century.

Erte’s work seldom comes on the market in Ireland but Mitofsky Antiques has an exquisitely fragile vase of Baccarat crystal decorated with two birds pecking at fruits...

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