31 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
GBP 600 - GBP 800
Jean Cocteau (FRENCH, 1889-1963)
signed and dated 'Jean Cocteau/<1950' (lower right)
charcoal and pen
10¼ x 8 in. (26 x 20.3 cm.)
Annie Guedras has confirmed the authenticity of this work. A certificate of authenticity will be available to the purchaser of this lot.
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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