20 October 2003
Jean Cocteau with Gloves
Gelatin silver print. 1924. Signed and annotated Paris in the negative; signed, dated and and inscribed à Robert delle Dome son ami by Jean Cocteau in ink in the margin.
10½ x 8¼in. (26.7 x 20.8cm.)
Collection of Denise Tual;
Collection of Robert Miller;
With Robert Miller Gallery, New York;
Christie's, New York, 4 October 2001, lot 194;
to the present owner.
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Robert Miller Gallery, New York, 4 January - 8 February 1997; and Refining the Imagination: Tradition, Collecting and the Vassar Education, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, New York, 23 April - 19 September, 1999.
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