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    Sale 5392

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    1 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 394

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

    Antinoüs

    Price Realised  

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
    Antinoüs
    with signature and date 'Jean Cocteau/1957' (lower left), marked and numbered 'Edition originale de/Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline-Jolly/15/40' (underneath)
    white earthenware plate
    12½in. (31.7cm.) diameter
    Conceived in 1957 and executed in an edition of 40


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    Pre-Lot Text

    A. GUÉDRAS, JEAN COCTEAU, POTERIES, CATALOGUE DES CÉRAMIQUES 1957-1963, SAINT-OUEN, 1989


    Literature

    A. Guédras, no.78 (another version illustrated)