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JEAN COCTEAU: Original Drawing

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JEAN COCTEAU: authentic and original ink drawing

This particular artwork is hand signed Jean Cocteau on the lower center. It is not a lithograph or print.

The artwork is unique, contains the artist’s signature, is guaranteed authentic, and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from the gallery.

 

Jean Cocteau was born on July 5, 1889, in Maisons-Laffitte, a small town near Paris. An influential French artist and writer known as one of the major figures of Dada and Surrealism. With an oeuvre that spanned painting, novels, poetry, plays, and films, Cocteau established himself as a leading creative force in Paris. A regular member of the avant-garde, he maintained long-term friendships with artists such as Pablo Picasso, Tristan Tzara, Francis Picabia, and Man Ray. Cocteau died on October 11, 1963 at the age of 74 in Milly-la-Foret, France. Today, his works are included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, among others

Dimensions: W 14.9 cm / L 20 cm

Condition: Good, with minor paper yellowing due to age

Edition: limited edition of 46, numbered 6