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Publisher: ERTE (Romain de Tirtoff).
Title: Folies Bergere – Folies en Folie!
Published in: Paris, ca. 1975
Size: 21.7 x 15.7 inches.
55.0 x 40.0 cm.

In printed colors.
Condition: Offset. Linen-backed. Fresh colors. A few light scratches Else in good condition.
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Original advertising poster for the show " Folies en Folie! ", in the famous Les Folies Bergère cabaret in Paris.
The Théâtre des Folies Bergère is a famous Parisian performance hall inaugurated on May 2, 1869 and is still active.
Today, it presents musicals, musical shows, and current music concerts.

Published by Ets Saint-Martin.

The poster shows a fully red background, a naked dancer, wearing only a feather headdress as well as matching thigh boots and gloves.

Founded in 1869 and still in operation today, the Folies Bergere became popular in the 1890s and attracted star artists like Charlie Chaplin, Edith Piaf, Josephine Baker, Ella Fitzgerald, WC Fields, Frank Sinatra, and others.

Helene Martini (aka The Empress of the Night, 1925-2017) was a showgirl who ran the Folies Bergere from 1974 to 2000 (she bought the club in 1977).

Romain de Tirtoff dit Erté (1892 - 1990) is a Russian artist naturalized French.

Erté has distinguished himself in turn in fashion, drawing, lithography, and costume making for the most prestigious theaters and magazines.
Placed under the sign of art deco, his work, unique in the inventiveness of its graphics, perfectly reflects the aesthetics of the years 1910-1930.

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ERTE (Romain de Tirtoff). - Folies Bergere – Folies en Folie!

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