• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5485

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    21 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 92

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

    Le génie des bois

    Price Realised  

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
    Le génie des bois
    signed 'Jean Cocteau' (lower centre), inscribed and numbered 'Edition originale de/Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline-Jolly/10/30' (underneath)
    partially glazed white earthenware plate
    12¼in. (31.5cm.) diameter
    Conceived in 1962 and executed in an edition of 30


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    Sold with a photo-certificate from Mrs. Marie-Madeline Jolly, dated Villefranche, le 10 janvier 1962.

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    Literature

    A. Guédras, no.188 (another version illustrated p.125).