Ben Uri collection

One Moment Please

Artist information

Name Marcel Vertes (1895-1961)

Born Budapest, Hungary

Died Paris, France

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Hungarian-born Vertes was a French costume designer and illustrator. He won two Academy Awards (Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design) for his work on the 1952 film Moulin Rouge and also created the original murals in the Café Carlyle in the Carlyle Hotel and for those in the Peacock Alley in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York.

Object Details

Object type print

Medium lithograph on paper

Materials and techniques lithography (technique) paper (support)

Unframed 25 x 28.9 cm

Framed 35.4 x 41.7 cm

Signed signed, bottom left: Vertes

Acquisition Mr and Mrs Barry Fealdman 1987

Accession number 1987-421

Display status not on display


genre scene | print

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