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    Sale 5394

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    10 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 103

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

    Le Gabier de Vigie

    Price Realised  

    Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
    Le Gabier de Vigie
    with signature and dated 'Jean Cocteau/1961' (lower right), marked and numbered 'Edition originale/de Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline Jolly/33/40' (underneath)
    black earthenware plate
    10¾in. (27.2cm.)
    Conceived in 1961 and executed in an edition of 40


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    Sold with a photo-certificate from Mrs. Annie Guèdras, dated 14 novembre 1961.

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    Literature

    A. Guédras, no.231 (another version illustrated p.147).