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    Sale 2128

    Christie's Interiors

    13 - 14 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 355

    Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963)

    A Harlequin

    Price Realised  

    Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963)
    A Harlequin
    signed and dated 'Jean Cocteau 1958' (lower edge); signed again, inscribed and numbered 'Edition originale de Jean Cocteau Atelier Madeline-Jolly 1/25' (on the reverse)
    polychrome on matt grey ground
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) diameter
    Executed in 1958. Number one from an edition of twenty-five.


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    Provenance

    Dr. and Mrs. Sidney Goldstone, Chicago.
    By descent from the above to the present owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Chicago Collection