• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5485

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    21 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 91

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

    Petit faune joyeux sur bleu

    Price Realised  

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
    Petit faune joyeux sur bleu
    signed 'Jean Cocteau' (lower right), inscribed and numbered 'Edition originale de/Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline-Jolly/49/50' (underneath)
    partially glazed ceramic plate
    10¾in. (27cm.) diameter
    Conceived in 1961 and executed in an edition of 50


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    Sold with a photo-certificate from Mrs. Marie-Madeline Jolly, dated Villefranche, le 14 novembre 1961.

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    Literature

    A. Guédras, no.223 (another version illustrated p.142)