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    Sale 2010

    Christie's Interiors

    10 - 11 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 142

    Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963)

    Sailor playing cards

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963)
    Sailor playing cards
    signed 'Jean' (lower right)
    ink, watercolor and gouache on paper
    10¾ x 9½ in. (27.3 x 24.1 cm.)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this drawing was executed in 1926. It is a study for for the illustration of the folder which announced the opening of "Le Grand Ecart" in Paris on November 5, 1926.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR