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Jean Cocteau

Born in: 1889

France

Artiste célèbre

Biography

Jean Cocteau (5 July 1889, Maisons-Laffitte – 11 October 1963, Milly-la-Forêt) was a French writer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. He became a member of the Académie française in 1955.

Jean Cocteau was one of the artists who marked the 20th century. He was firends with numerous avant-garde artists and an inspiration to them. A trendsetter, he inspired the artists of his generation creating works with a genius touch, always original and showing rare intuition and talent. From his early works to the issues in his later works, a certain "difficulty of being" is at the heart of his creation.

A multi-talented artist, Jean Cocteau considered himself a poet first of all and considered that every artwork is poetic.

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Jean Cocteau, Arlequin, Print

Jean Cocteau

Arlequin, 1957
38 x 28 x 1 cm
Print

€600

Jean Cocteau, Sphinx, Drawing

Jean Cocteau

Sphinx, 1960
42 x 29 cm
Drawing

€8 500

Jean Cocteau, Les Dioscures, Sculpture

Jean Cocteau

Les Dioscures, 1958
30 x 30 x 10 cm
Sculpture

€5 940

Jean Cocteau, Sphinx tête ronde, Drawing

Jean Cocteau

Sphinx tête ronde, 1960
42 x 33 cm
Drawing

€4 000

Jean Cocteau, Etude pour la coiffure de Mélissande, Drawing

Jean Cocteau

Etude pour la coiffure de Mélissande, 1961
30 x 22.5 x 1 cm
Drawing

€1 100

Jean Cocteau, Orphée et Eurydice, Print

Jean Cocteau

Orphée et Eurydice, 1958
49 x 33 x 1 cm
Print

€600

Jean Cocteau, La Méditerranée, Print

Jean Cocteau

La Méditerranée, 1956
40 x 33 x 1 cm
Print

€600

Jean Cocteau, Orphée jouant de la lyre, Print

Jean Cocteau

Orphée jouant de la lyre, 1986
38 x 28 x 1 cm
Print

€600

Jean Cocteau, Chèvre-pied bleu, profil gauche, Sculpture

Jean Cocteau

Chèvre-pied bleu, profil gauche, 1958
36 x 36 x 3 cm
Sculpture

€5 280

Jean Cocteau, Faune à la brindille, Print

Jean Cocteau

Faune à la brindille, 1961
38 x 28 x 1 cm
Print

€600

Jean Cocteau, Jean Marais en faune, Sculpture

Jean Cocteau

Jean Marais en faune, 1939
55 x 57 x 30 cm
Sculpture

€180 000

Jean Cocteau, Le Christ de Villefranche, Print

Jean Cocteau

Le Christ de Villefranche, 1956
50 x 32 x 1 cm
Print

€700

Jean Cocteau, Le Christ de Villefranche, Print

Jean Cocteau

Le Christ de Villefranche, 1956
50 x 32 x 1 cm
Print

€700

Jean Cocteau, Hommage à Cocteau, Print

Jean Cocteau

Hommage à Cocteau, 1993
40 x 30 x 1 cm
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Jean Cocteau, Mythologie blonde, Drawing

Jean Cocteau

Mythologie blonde, 1958
37 x 28 cm
Drawing

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Jean Cocteau, Hommage Jean Cocteau 20, Print

Jean Cocteau

Hommage Jean Cocteau 20, 1993
40 x 30 cm
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