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Double Face, 1960

Jean Cocteau

Print : lithography 22 x 30 inch

$2,900

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Jean Cocteau, Double Face

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The image is also referred to as 2 Profiles Face to Face, and The Ram. This work of art is a color lithographic print on Arches paper. It is plate signed at the bottom, estate stamped at lower right corner and numbered 19/210 in the lower left. The unframed lithograph features a double faced horned character with an impactive color palette. The measurements are 22” x 30.” The image is featured on two pages of the publication: Jean Cocteau, Catalog of Drawings, Correspondence and Print Works by Gerard Economos; Paris: Galerie Arts et Autographes (2003.) This listing shows a photo of the book opened to the specified pages. Cocteau was known in Paris as one of the major creative figures of Dada and Surrealism. His talent spanned several media, including painting, novels, poetry, plays, and films.
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Leviton Fine Art LLC • Cathedral City, United States

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Medium
Print: lithography
Dimensions cm inch
22 x 30 inch
Framing
Not framed
Type
Numbered and limited to 210 copies
1 copy available
Authenticity
Work sold with an invoice from the gallery and a certificate of authenticity
Signature
Plate signed
Colors

Dark blue

Red

Themes

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Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau

France • Born in: 1889

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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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