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Jean COCTEAU - The elegants - Mother and daughter, two original engravings

Jean COCTEAU - The elegants - Mother and daughter (1953)
Two original engravings on Johannot Vellum
Not signed
Edition limited to 250 copies
Dimensions: 33 x 25 cm

Very good condition

Jean Cocteau : Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) is a poet, graphic designer, draughtsman, playwright and french movie director. He is one of the major artists of the 20th century. He was the impresario of his time, the trend maker, the inspiration of many artists and put his personal touch in all his creations with a singular grace, an inexhausted originality and a rare intuition. Despite his literary works and artistic talents, Jean Cocteau has always insisted on the fact that he was above all a poet and that every work was petic. He let movies which had marked the century, as "Le Sang d'un poète" (A poet's blood), The Beauty and The beast, Orpheus, but also famous illustrations as "Le Livre blanc" (The white book).

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (Portugal)
Musée d'art moderne Ceret (France)
Musée Jean Cocteau (France)
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) (The USA)
Centre Pompidou - Musée national d'art moderne (France)
Musée de Grenoble (France)
Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art (The USA)
Phoenix Art Museum (The USA)
Albertina (Austria)
Peggy Guggenheim Collection (Italy)
Nasher Museum of art at Duke university (The USA)
Art Gallery of Hamilton (Canada)
Eli ans Edythe Broad Art Museum (The USA)
Musée de Pully (Switzerland)
Collection Gelonch Viladegut
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