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Jean Cocteau Art

JEAN COCTEAU (FRANCE, 1889–1963)

Jean Cocteau was a French painter, poet, designer, playwright and filmmaker. Cocteau is one of the most important figures of French Surrealism, although he always denied being in any way connected to the movement. He was born to a socially prominent Parisian family. His father, George Cocteau, was an amateur painter who committed suicide when Jean was only a child. 


Jean became famous in Bohemian circles as "The Frivolous Prince." In 1912, he collaborated with the Ballets Russes. After World War I, Cocteau met the poet Guillaume Apollinaire and the artist Pablo Picasso. In 1917, thanks to Sergei Diaghilev, a Russian impresario, Cocteau wrote a scenario for the ballet Parade — the set of this important ballet was realized by Pablo Picasso and the music was composed by Erik Satie. In the late 1920s, Cocteau wrote the libretto for Igor Stravinsky’s opera-oratorio Oedipus Rex. In 1918, he met the French poet Raymond Radiguet. They worked and went on many journeys together. Cocteau promoted his friend's works in his artistic group. Cocteau is well-known for his novel Les Enfants Terribles (1929) and the films The Blood of a Poet, Beauty and the Beast and Orpheus. During World War II, he created sets for the Théâtre de la Mode. In 1955, Cocteau was elected to the Académie Française and the Royal Academy of Science, Letters and Fine Arts of Belgium. He was commander of the Legion of Honour, a member of the Academié Mallarmé, the Academy of Arts (Berlin) and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Sous le manteau du feu - original modern lithograph portrait by Jean Cocteau
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Hamburg, DE
"Sous le manteau du feu - portrait of Roman boy's face" is an original color lithograph by Jean Cocteau. Limited edition lithograph from 1954, monographed and dated and numbered on ...
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1950s Post-Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean Cocteau Original Edition Ceramic Dish "Le faune énigmatique", 1963
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Cocteau ceramic dish - "Le faune énigmatique" from 1963 Edition original from Atelier Madeline & Jolly. White earthenware with gray, yellow, green engobes Measure: Diameter 3...
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1960s French Art Deco Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Ceramic

Dancing Griffin - Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean COCTEAU Dancing Griffin Lithograph Printed signature in the plate On vellum : 50 x 36 cm (c. 20 x 14 in) Bears the stamp of the artist Excellent condition
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Mid-20th Century Surrealist Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

La Chapelle de Villefranche-sur-Mer - Au Pont des Arts, Jean Cocteau, Litho 1957
By Jean Cocteau
Located in New York, NY
"Art is a mirage of the conscious and the unconscious." -Jean Cocteau This original lithographic poster by Jean Cocteau was created for an exhibition of works related to his project...
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1950s Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Sous le manteau du feu - man with coat modern lithograph by Jean Cocteau
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Hamburg, DE
"Sous le manteau du feu - man with coat" is an original color lithograph by Jean Cocteau. Limited edition lithograph from 1954, monographed and dated and numbered on front lower lef...
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1950s Post-Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Young Boy - Original Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
Young Boy is an original black and white lithograph realized by Jean Cocteau, French draftsman, poet, essayist, playwright, librettist, film director, and actor, who lived from 1889 ...
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1930s Contemporary Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Dancing Griffin - Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean COCTEAU Dancing Griffin Lithograph Printed signature in the plate On vellum : 50 x 36 cm (c. 20 x 14 in) Bears the stamp of the artist Excellent condition
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Mid-20th Century Surrealist Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Le Monde de Jean Cocteau Book
By Jean Cocteau
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Le Monde de Jean Cocteau, January 1, 1995 By Shunsuke Kijima (Author), Jean Cocteau (Author) Title: Le Monde de Jean Cocteau Publisher: Bunkamura and Korinsha Press, Tokyo First ...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper

Jean Cocteau for Rosenthal Tetes Face Porcelain Hand Painted Vase Vessel
By Jean Cocteau, Rosenthal
Located in North Miami, FL
This wonderful glazed porcelain tetes face vase originally designed in 1952 by Jean Cocteau and was produced in the early 1970s by the Classic Rose Rosenthal Group, Germany. The free...
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1970s German Organic Modern Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Porcelain

Jean Cocteau - Young Girl - Original Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau - Young Girl - Original Lithograph Signed and dated in the plate Stampsigned Dimensions: 53 x 42 cm 1956 Provenance : Succession Dermit, Cocteau's heir
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean Cocteau - Olé - Original Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau - Olé - Original Lithograph 1934 Signed and dated in the plate Numbered in pencil Edition : /200 Dimensions: 50 x 33 cm Provenance : Succession Dermit, Cocteau's heir
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1930s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

"Le Faune Rêveur" Lithography, Jean Cocteau, 1950
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
"Le Faune Rêveur" Lithography, Jean Cocteau, 1950. Printed signature and numbered 48/150. Estate stamp at the lower right corner in blue ink. Perfect condition.  
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1950s French Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper

"Face Drawing", Linear, Abstract, Crayon, Blue, Signed
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Detroit, MI
"Face Drawing" is a delightful example of Cocteau's exquisite and playful drawings, simple, but strong. He is known for producing many creative such drawings similar in style and sub...
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20th Century Surrealist Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper, Crayon

Jean Cocteau - Christ - Original Handsigned and Handcolored Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau - Christ - Original Handsigned and Handcolored Lithograph Signed in the plate Handsigned and dated in color pencil. Handcolored in pencil. Dimensions: 50.5 x 33 cm 1957 ...
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean Cocteau - Angel - Original Handcolored Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau - Angel - Original Handcolored Lithograph Signed in the plate Stampsigned Handcolored in pencil. Edition : /XXV Dimensions: 47.5 x 32.5 cm 1957 Provenance : Succession D...
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean COCTEAU and Raymond MORETTI : Lovers - Original Hansigned Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Cocteau and Raymond Moretti Lovers Original lithograph Printed signature in the plate, handsigned by Raymond Moretti Numbered 1/29 - Very look for proof bearing n°1 On japan p...
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1970s Surrealist Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean COCTEAU and Raymond MORETTI : The Balance - Original Hansigned Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Cocteau and Raymond Moretti The Balance Of The Fish Original lithograph Printed signature in the plate, handsigned by Raymond Moretti Numbered 1/29 - Very look for proof beari...
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1970s Surrealist Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean COCTEAU and Raymond MORETTI : A Summer Day, Original Hansigned Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Cocteau and Raymond Moretti A Summer Day Original lithograph Printed signature in the plate, handsigned by Raymond Moretti Numbered 1/29 - Very look for proof bearing n°1 On ja...
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1970s Surrealist Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Souvenirs Du Pays Natal - Original China Ink Drawing by Jean Cocteau - 1920s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
Souvenirs du Pays Natal is an original artwork realized by the great Surrealist artist Jean Cocteau in 1922. China ink on cardboard. Titled in the center of the composition "Souven...
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1920s Jean Cocteau Art

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Ink

Autograph Letter by Jean Cocteau - 1935
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
This is an Autograph Letter Signed and dated by the French writer Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) to the Countess Anna Laetitia Pecci-Blunt. Villefranche sur mer, May 23rd, 1935. In Fre...
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1930s Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper

Jean Cocteau - King Oedipus - Original Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau - King Oedipus - Original Lithograph 1956 Signed in the plate Dimensions: 66 x 50 cm Provenance : Succession Dermit, Cocteau's heir
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean Cocteau - Blue Eagle - Original Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau - Blue Eagle - Original Lithograph 1956 Stampsigned lower left Signed and dated in the plate Numbered in pencil Edition : /XXV Dimensions: 50 x 65 cm Provenance : Succes...
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean Cocteau - Pegasus - Original Handcolored Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau - Pegasus - Original Handcolored Lithograph 1956 Stampsigned lower right Signed and dated in the plate Numbered in pencil Handcolored with pastel Edition : /200 Dimensio...
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean Cocteau - Young Woman - Drawing
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau - Young Woman - Drawing Circa 1912 27 x 21 cm Unsigned With an attestation of authenticity by Annie Guédras, Jean Cocteau Writer, artist and film director Jean Cocte...
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1920s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Ink

Jean Cocteau - Study for the Wall - Original Handsigned Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau - Study for the Wall - Original Handsigned Lithograph Signed in pencil and numbered Dimensions: 65 x 50 cm Edition: 150 1956
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Danseurs
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Drawing, 1958 Handsigned by the artist in pencil LCD4034
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1950s Jean Cocteau Art

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Crayon

Jean Cocteau Homoerotic Drawing, Collection of 13
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Provenance- former collection of Ambrose DuBek. One of the largest collectors of homoerotic art, ever. Price is for collection of 13. Sold individually for $9500 each.
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20th Century French Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper

Jean Cocteau (after) - Spanish Party - Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Lithograph after a drawing by Jean Cocteau Title: Spanish Party 1971 signed in the stone/printed signature Dimensions: 38 x 28 cm Lithograph made for the portfolio "Gitans et Corrida...
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1960s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean Cocteau - Lovers - Original Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau - Under the Fire Coat - Lovers - Original Lithograph Signed "Jean" in the plate and dated 1954 in the plate. Joseph Forêt Editions Dimensions: 41 x 33 cm Vellum paper. E...
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Le Justicier (Monte-Cristo) - Original China Ink Drawing by Jean Cocteau - 1920s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
Le Justicier (Monte-Cristo) is an original China Ink drawing on paper realized by Jean Cocteau in the early 1920s. The scene refers to the popular novel by Alexandre Dumas (The Earl...
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1920s Jean Cocteau Art

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Ink

Jean Cocteau, Importante Lithography, France, 1947
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), Importante Lithography, Two tears on the left edge, Signed for Maitre Pasqua in 1953, France, 1947. Measures: Width 51 cm, height 73 cm.
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1940s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper

Jean Cocteau Original Stone Lithograph Custom Framed
By Mourlot, Jean Cocteau
Located in North Miami, FL
This original and authentic Mid-Century Modern French stone lithograph designed by Jean Cocteau from the 1950s is for a ceramic exhibition of his pieces at Galerie Pont de Arts. It i...
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1950s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Wood, Paper

Jean Cocteau - Blue Lady - Original Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Original Lithograph by Jean Cocteau Title: Blue Lady Signed in the plate Dimensions: 32 x 25.5 cm Edition: 200 1959 Publisher: Bibliophiles Du Palais Unnumbered as issued
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Maximalist Four-Panel Hand Painted Screen, after Jean Cocteau
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Miami, FL
A striking surrealist hand painted floor screen comprised of four canvas panels with profiles centering a "visage de faune" (faun's face), a frequent subject of Cocteau's art. The mo...
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1950s French Modern Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Brass

Guillaume Appolinaire
By Jean Cocteau
Located in New York, NY
Signed and dated in pen, l.r. Felt tip pen on blue paper 14 x 11.5 inches (35.6 x 29.2 cm) This artwork is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City.
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1660s Jean Cocteau Art

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Felt Pen

Les Amoureux- From the Album "Jean Cocteau Lithographies" by Jean Cocteau
By Jean Cocteau
Located in New York, NY
The modern lithograph "Les Amoureux" by Jean Cocteau was printed at the Atelier Mourlot in 1957. Cocteau was a master at representing the languid forms of his subjects in sketches. H...
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean Cocteau - Couple - Original Handcolored Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Cocteau White Book - Autobiography about Cocteau's discovery of his homosexuality. The book was first published anonymously and created a scandal. Original Handcolored Lithograp...
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1930s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean Cocteau "Corrida" Lithography
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
'Corrida' lithography by Jean Cocteau, 1953. Jean Cocteau lithography of the series "Corrida". Signed in plate. In original good condition. Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Coct...
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1950s French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper

Inca Praying the Sun and the Moon - Original drawing
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean COCTEAU Inca Praying the Sun and the Moon Original pencil drawing Signed with the stamp of the artist On paper 37 x 27 cm (c. 15 x 11 in) Excellent condition
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Carbon Pencil

Jean Cocteau Ceramic Plate - Totem White earthenware plate, 1957
By Jean Cocteau
Located in New York, NY
This Cocteau's 'Totem' (Guédras 260) White earthenware plate is one in an edition of only 25. (This was conceived as an edition of 50 but the artist reduced it to 25). It is inscribe...
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1950s Abstract Jean Cocteau Art

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Ceramic, Earthenware

Original Midcentury Jean Cocteau Art Exhibition Poster, Dated 1959
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Arles, FR
Original art exhibition poster from the masterful listed artist Jean Cocteau. Jean Cocteau, born July 5, 1889 in Maisons-Laffitte and died October 11, 1963 in his home in Milly-la-...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper

Study for Villefranche Church - Original drawing
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean COCTEAU Study for Villefranche Church Original pencil drawing Signed with the stamp of the artist On paper 27 x 21 cm (c. 11 x 8 in) Excellent condition
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1950s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Carbon Pencil

Jean Cocteau - Bulls - Original Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Original Lithograph by Jean Cocteau Title: Taureaux Signed in the plate Dimensions: 40 x 30 cm Edition: 200 Luxury print edition from the portfolio of Trinckvel 1965 From the last po...
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1960s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Early Jean Cocteau, Self Portrait, ink drawing, 1922
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Petworth, GB
Jean Cocteau (French, 1889 – 1963) Self portrait, Le Voyageur dans les glaces (the traveller in the ice) Executed in 1922 Inscribed and dated ‘Juillet 1922, Lavandon’ (lower right) I...
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20th Century Surrealist Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper, India Ink

Testament of Orpheus 1962 Japanese B2 Film Poster
By Jean Cocteau
Located in New York, NY
Original 1962 Japanese B2 poster by Jean Cocteau for the first Japanese theatrical release of the film Testament of Orpheus (Le testament d'Orphee) directed by Jean Cocteau with Jean...
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1960s Japanese Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper

Bold Colorful Modernist Ceramic Hanging Portrait Plate after Jean Cocteau
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Circular ceramic platter in the manner of Jean Cocteau. This bold colorful piece features the portrait of a figurative subject with a pronounced nose, pink skin, red lipstick, long b...
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20th Century American Post-Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Paint, Ceramic

Hand Painted Shade by RF. Alvarez on 1970s Blanc De Chine Topiary Table Lamp
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Los Angeles, CA
"Diana" limited edition Italian Blanc De Chine fruit topiary table tamp with new original hand painted shade by RF. Alvarez.
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Late 20th Century Italian Jean Cocteau Art

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Porcelain, Paint, Linen

Londres - Original China Ink Drawing by J. Cocteau - 1920
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
Londres (Smoking in the Tub) is an original, rare and important realized by the great Surrealist artist Jean Cocteau in 1920. Realized for the book "Dessins" and published in the s...
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1920s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Ink

J'ai Vu à la Foire une Femme Nue Marcher au Plafond - Drawing by J. Cocteau
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
J'ai vu à la foire une femme nue marcher au plafond ("I've seen at the fair a naked woman descending from the ceiling") is an original drawing realized by Jean Cocteau in 1927. It is...
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1920s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Ink, Watercolor

Jean Cocteau Original Edition Large Ceramic Dish "Indes", 1958
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Cocteau ceramic dish - "Indes" from 1958 Edition original from Atelier Madeline & Jolly. White earthenware with brown engobe diameter 36 cm. Numbered 20 on 20 copies ...
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1950s French Art Deco Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Ceramic

Jean Cocteau Large Original Edition Ceramic Dish "Etrurie", 1958
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Cocteau ceramic dish - Etrurie - 1958 Edition originale Madeline & Jolly with certificat d'origine dated et signed from 1961. White earthenware with black and dark red - D...
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1950s French Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Ceramic

Jean Cocteau Original Ceramic Dish "Clair de lune", 1958
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Cocteau ceramic dish clair de lune, 1958 Edition originale madeline and jolly with certificat d'origine, 1958. Blue earthenware with shiny enamel eyes and nose N° 15/25...
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1950s Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Ceramic

Jean Cocteau Ceramic Plate - Danseuse et Musiciens from Danses antiques, 1958
By Jean Cocteau
Located in New York, NY
This Cocteau ceramic plate 'Danseuse et Musiciens' from Danses antiques is one in an edition of 50 and is made from grey painted terracotta, oxide crayon. This piece is signed and ma...
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1950s Abstract Jean Cocteau Art

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Ceramic, Earthenware

Jean Cocteau, Poteries, Catalogue Des Ceramiques, 1957-1963 First Edition, 1989
By Jean Cocteau
Located in London, GB
First edition. Published by Galerie Laurent Teillet, 1989. The catalogue raisonne´ of Jean Cocteau's ceramic works a very important reference book. Includes 256 colored illustrati...
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1980s French Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper

Jean Cocteau Original Edition Ceramic Vase "Les Vestales", 1958
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Cocteau ceramic vase - "Les Vestales" from 1958 Edition originale Madeline & Jolly - Signed - and with original certificat Red Terracotta earthenware with yellow / blue / ...
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1950s French Art Deco Vintage Jean Cocteau Art

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Ceramic

Jean Cocteau - Torrero - Original Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Original Lithograph by Jean Cocteau Title: Taureaux Signed in the plate Dimensions: 40 x 30 cm Edition: 200 Luxury print edition from the portfolio of Trinckvel 1965 From the last po...
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1960s Modern Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean Cocteau (after) - Europe's Colors - Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Lithograph after a drawing by Jean Cocteau Title: Profil Signed in the plate Dimensions: 33 x 46 cm Edition: 600 Luxury print edition from the portfolio of Sciaky 1961
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1960s Surrealist Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Taureaux- complete portfolio
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Wilton, CT
A mint copy of Cocteau's last great illustrated book. A book that again shows Surrealist interest in bull fighting in general and the symbol of the bull in particular.
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1960s Surrealist Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

Jean COCTEAU and Raymond MORETTI : The Earth - Original Hansigned Lithograph
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Cocteau and Raymond Moretti The Earth And The Sun Original lithograph Printed signature in the plate, handsigned by Raymond Moretti Numbered 1/29 - Very look for proof bearing ...
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1970s Surrealist Jean Cocteau Art

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Lithograph

La Dame Queteuse
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Petworth, GB
Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963) La Dame Queteuse Ink on paper Signed, inscribed and dated `La Dame Queteuse Jean 1922’ (below) 10.1/4 x 7.7/8 in. (26 x 20 cm.) Provenance: Vente G...
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Early 20th Century Surrealist Jean Cocteau Art

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Paper, Ink

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