Erté (Russian 1892 – 1990) was born Roman Petrovich Tyrtov. “Selection of a Heart” serigraph from “The Twenties Remembered Again” suite. The piece is published by Chalk & Vermilion; numbered XXXII/ XCVIII, hand signed in the lower right corner and embossed “1978 Circle Fine Art Corp.” The plate was destroyed. The piece depicts a woman in a fitted black and white gown lounging in a draped bed with black and white linens. She looks down at four sets of hands each offering a heart in a different pattern. Above her back is a blue and green patterned orb with two distinct points in black. She is set against a vivid canary background.