• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 1790

    Property From The Estate Of Robin Roberts

    18 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 475

    JEAN COCTEAU (1889-1963)

    Le Chiffre Sept Poéme
    charcoal on paper
    signed and titled 'Jean Cocteau chez Seghers. Le Chiffre Sept - poéme' (vertical edges)
    5½ x 8½ in. (14 x 21.5 cm.)
    Drawn in 1951.

    La Machine à écrire
    colored pencil on graphite on paper
    initialed and dated 'JC x 1956' (lower right); titled 'M. Ernie' (upper left)
    5¾ x 8½ in. (14.5 x 21.5 cm.)
    Drawn in 1956. (2)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    JEAN COCTEAU (1889-1963)
    Le Chiffre Sept Poéme
    charcoal on paper
    signed and titled 'Jean Cocteau chez Seghers. Le Chiffre Sept - poéme' (vertical edges)
    5½ x 8½ in. (14 x 21.5 cm.)
    Drawn in 1951.

    La Machine à écrire
    colored pencil on graphite on paper
    initialed and dated 'JC x 1956' (lower right); titled 'M. Ernie' (upper left)
    5¾ x 8½ in. (14.5 x 21.5 cm.)
    Drawn in 1956. (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Annie Guedras has confirmed the authenticity of these works. A certificate of authenticity will be available to the purchaser of this lot.

    Provenance

    With Andrew J. Ong, Cleveland.