The Olympus, 1920

by Jean Cocteau

Fine Art Drawings : ink 32 x 24.5 x 0.1 cm 12.6 x 9.6 x 0 inch

$20,362

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Type

Unique work

Signature

Not Signed

Authenticity

Sold with certificate of Authenticity from the gallery

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Dimensions cm inch

32 x 24.5 x 0.1 cm 12.6 x 9.6 x 0 inch Height x Width x Depth

Framing

Not framed


Tags

Nude

Figuration

Head

Artwork sold in perfect condition

Artwork location: Italy

The particular framing of this image gives the scene a strong sense of movement, that is also underlined by the pose of the figure.

This artwork is shipped from Italy. Under existing legislation, any artwork in Italy created over 70 years ago by an artist who has died requires a licence for export regardless of the work’s market price. The shipping may require additional handling days to require the licence according to the final destination of the artwork.
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Wallector Srl • Italy

Artsper seller since 2019

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Jean Cocteau, The Olympus
Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau

France  • 1889  - 1963

​Master Artists

Jean Cocteau (5 July 1889, Maisons-Laffitte – 11 October 1963, Milly-la-Forêt) was a French writer, playwright, artist, sculptor, draftsman, 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 friends with numerous avant-garde artists and an inspiration to them. A trendsetter, he inspired the artists of his generation creating portraits 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 first of all considered himself a poet and considered that every artwork is like poetry.


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