Marcel Vertès

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Marcel Vertès
Born (1895-08-10)10 August 1895
Budapest, Hungary
Died 31 October 1961(1961-10-31) (aged 66)
Other names Marcell Vértes, Marcel Vertes
Occupation Costume designer
Years active 1933 - 1952

Marcel Vertès (born Marcell Vértes, 10 August 1895 – 31 October 1961) was a French costume designer and illustrator of Hungarian origins. He won two Academy Awards (Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design) for his work on the 1952 film Moulin Rouge.[1]

Vertès is also responsible for the original murals in the Café Carlyle in the Carlyle Hotel in New York City, New York and for those in the Peacock Alley in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York.

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  1. ^ "1953 Oscars". Retrieved 21 February 2015. 

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