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Jean Cocteau (1889 - 1963)

Lot 466: Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)


June 14, 2006
London, United Kingdom

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Enfance d'Orphée
signed and dated 'Jean Cocteau/1960' (lower right) and titled 'Enfance d'Orphée' (upper centre)
brown felt-tipped pen and coloured crayons on paper
16 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (41.4 x 29.1cm.)

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Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)



Jean Cocteau was one of the towering artistic talents of the early 20th Century. Renowned equally as a playwright, film-maker and a poet, he was also an accomplished artist and, in particular, a draughtsman with a distinct, hieratic style.

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