Lot 30: [Jean COCTEAU] Jean TRIQUENOT Chapelle de la Vierge de l'église Notre-Dame de France, à Londres, 1959

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Description: [Jean COCTEAU] Jean TRIQUENOT
Chapelle de la Vierge de l'église Notre-Dame de France, à Londres, 1959
Dossier de l'architecte sur la construction
Projetée dès 1958, l'année où il réalise la Salle des mariages de Menton, la Chapelle de la Vierge sera réalisée dans l'église Notre-Dame de France, à Londres, en novembre 1959, plus exactement en l'espace d'une semaine, entre le 3 et le 11 novembre 1959.
- CORRESPONDANCE. 1/ Copie tapuscrite des lettres envoyées par Triquenot : devis d'intervention, commandes de matériel, factures, quelques croquis de Triquenot, etc. 2/ On compte surtout un ensemble de lettres adressées au père Jacquemin, de Notre Dame de France, qui organisa les travaux et réceptions, avec les réponses du destinataire. Triquenot décrit surtout les intentions artistiques du Maître, ses choix, ses inspirations. Il excuse aussi la santé et le moral du Cocteau, qui plusieurs fois remettent en question les travaux entrepris. Au révérend père, qui semble regretter de s'être lancé dans l'aventure tant Cocteau est difficilement gérable, Triquenot répond notamment : " Manœuvrer avec Monsieur Cocteau, qui est le pôle opposé du positif, est bien difficile. Il ne fait pas de la poésie, il est vraiment poète, et dans le sens exalté du terme. Son dynamisme cérébral n'a d'égal que son inconstance. […] C'est un homme charmant, mais tout à fait en dehors des réalités ". 3/ Correspondance avec le conseiller culturel de l'Ambassade de France. Etc.
- PHOTOGRAPHIES. Tirages argentiques d'époque, vers 1959. Vues de l'inauguration (2), de Cocteau peignant (2), de Triquenot et de son fils réalisant les avant-projets à l'échelle (19).




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