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Jean Cocteau

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Using poet Jean Cocteau’s own words, we can present the many sides of his creativity in the following manner: “Poetry in novels, poetry in theater, poetry in criticism, poetry in movies.” A poet, naturally, a novelist (Les Enfants Terribles), a playwright (Les Parents Terribles), a movie director (

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Original numbered ceramic de  : Bouc aux cornes blanches
Bouc aux cornes...
1958 Dish in ceramic, red earthen ware clay. Black, white, blue and yellow enamels, signed and dated by the artist. On verso numbered. Atelier... Annie Guédras "Jean Cocteau céramiques" n° 209
Original lithograph de  : Méditerranée
Méditerranée
1961 Original lithograph in colors, signed in the plate, stamp of the workshop lower right. Without
Book with lithographs de  : Sous le manteau de feu - Book
Sous le manteau de...
1955 Book in sheets, under slipcase. First edition. Poems by Geneviève Laporte, illustrated with 12 full-page original lithographs of Jean Cocteau (among... Monot n°6824
Lithograph poster de  : Gallery Jacques Boulan
Gallery Jacques...
1979 Poster printed in lithography for a collective exhibition in the Gallery Jacques Boulan, Paris. Without
Mourlot poster de  : Tribute to Jean Cocteau
Tribute to Jean...
1964 Poster in colors, for the City of Nantes, printed in lithography by Mourlot. Without
Original lithograph de  : Les murs ont des oreilles
Les murs ont des...
1955 Original lithograph in colors, signed and dated in the stone. Drawn as a poster for an exhibition of the original poster printed by Mourlot. Scarce. Without
Single work Original signed drawing de  : Portrait
Portrait
Circa 1960 Drawing in pencil, signed and dedicated by the artist. Madam Annie Guédras's certificate pending.
Mourlot poster de  : Tribute to Jean Cocteau
Tribute to Jean...
1964 Poster in colors, for the City of Nantes, printed in lithography by Mourlot. Without
Original etching de  : Le comte dOrgel XXXVI
Le comte dOrgel...
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel". Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Original signed multiple de  : Chêvre-pied bleu - Profil droit
Chêvre-pied bleu -...
1958 Dish in ceramic, red earthen ware clay. Red and blue enamels, signed and dated by the artist. Atelier Madeline-Jolly. Annie Guédras "Jean Cocteau Céramiques" n°99
Original signed multiple de  : Jeune fille florentine
Jeune fille...
1957 Dish in ceramic, red earthen ware clay. White, green, yellow, red and blue enamels, in lower signed and dated by the artist. Atelier Madeline-Jolly. Annie Guédras "Jean Cocteau Céramiques" n°8
Mourlot original poster de  : Chapel St. Pierre
Chapel St. Pierre
1958 Original poster in colors, for the Chapel St. Pierre in Villefranche sur Mer, printed in lithography by Mourlot. Without
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel XXXV
Le Comte d'Orgel...
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel". Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Illustrated book de  : Querelle de Brest
Querelle de Brest
1947 Book under folder. Very first edition of the Jean Genet's text, illustrated with 29 full-pages erotic illustrations by Jean Cocteau. Publisher unknown Monod n°5246
Single work Signed drawing in ink de  : Oedipus Rex - Roméo and Juliet
Oedipus Rex -...
1927 Book. First edition. A copy from the Deluxe edition. Jean Cocteau's free version of Oedipus Rex and Roméo & Juliet, illustrated with 3 plates after... Certificate of authenticity by Madam Annie Guédras
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel XXX
Le Comte d'Orgel XXX
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel". Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel XXIX
Le Comte d'Orgel...
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel". Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Original lithograph de  : Lions Club
Lions Club
1958 Original lithograph, signed in the stone. stamp of the succession lower right. Mourlot Ed., Paris. Without
Illustrated book de  : Querelle de Brest
Querelle de Brest
1947 Book full-binding. Very first édition of the Jean Genet's text, illustrated with 29 full-pages érotic illustrations by Jean Cocteau. Publisher... Monod n°5246
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel XXIV
Le Comte d'Orgel...
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel". Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel XXIII
Le Comte d'Orgel...
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel". Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Book with lithographs de  : Sous le manteau de feu
Sous le manteau de...
1955 Book in sheets, under slipcase. Geneviève Laporte's text, illustrated with 12 original lithographs of Jean Cocteau (among which 8 in colors), signed... Monot n°6824
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel XVIII
Le Comte d'Orgel...
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel". Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Single work Original signed drawing de  : Profile
Profile
1958 Drawing in Harlequin pencil, signed and dated on the lower right by the artist, on the headed paper of "l'Association des Déportés Internés et... Certificate of authenticity of Mrs Annie Guédras pending
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel XVI
Le Comte d'Orgel XVI
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel XV
Le Comte d'Orgel XV
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu XII
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in black, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu XI
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in black, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel XIII
Le Comte d'Orgel...
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel XII
Le Comte d'Orgel XII
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel XI
Le Comte d'Orgel XI
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel X
Le Comte d'Orgel X
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel IX
Le Comte d'Orgel IX
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Single work Signed drawing in ink de  : Profile of young fauna
Profile of young...
1939-1940 Drawing in ink, slightly heightened by colors, signed "Jean" in the bottom. Authenticity confirmed by Mrs Annie Guédras (in October 6th, 2012).
Single work Original drawing in ink de  : Man-music at the head of bull
Man-music at the...
1932 Drawing in black ink "Pélikan", unsigned, study for a music program in Hyères. Authenticity confirmed by Mrs Annie Guédras (in October 6th, 2012).
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu VI
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in colors, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu V
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in colors, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu I
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in colors, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Mourlot poster de  : Tribute to Jean Cocteau
Tribute to Jean...
1964 Poster in colors, for the City of Nantes, printed in lithography by Mourlot. Without
Mourlot original poster de  : Chapel St. Pierre
Chapel St. Pierre
1958 Original poster in colors, for the Chapel St. Pierre in Villefranche sur Mer, printed in lithography by Mourlot. Without
Single work Original drawing in ink de  : The human voice
The human voice
1930 Ink drawing, signed "Jean" on the right. Portrait of Berthe Bovy. Certificate of Authenticity by Mrs Annie Guédras
Single work Original signed drawing de  : Orphée
Orphée
1961 Original pencils drawing, purple and white, signed "Jean" in white pencil lower right. Certificate of Authenticity by Mrs Annie Guédras
Original etching de  : Portrait of Colette
Portrait of Colette
1941 Original etching, signed in the plate, heightened by some lines of red pencil and annotated in the pencil "soft-ground essay". Conceived for the... Without
Mourlot original poster de  : Jean Cocteau Ceramics
Jean Cocteau...
1958 Original poster, printed in lithographic technique by Mourlot for the first exhibition of the artist's ceramics in July 1958. Without
Original signed drawing de  : Bird
Bird
1958 Original drawing in feltpen, signed and dated in ballpoint pen by the artist. Certificate by Annie Guédras pending.
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu IX
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in black, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu VIII
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in black, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu VII
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in black, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu VI
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in colors, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu V
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in colors, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu III
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in colors, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu II
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in colors, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Sous le manteau de feu I
Sous le manteau de...
1954 Original lithograph in colors, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "Sous le manteau de feu". Joseph Forêt Ed., Paris. Without
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel VII
Le Comte d'Orgel VII
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Single work Original signed drawing de  : Medieval
Medieval
1959 Original drawing, feltpen and pastel, signed and dated by the artist. Without
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel VI
Le Comte d'Orgel VI
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel V
Le Comte d'Orgel V
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel IV
Le Comte d'Orgel IV
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Original etching de  : Le Comte d'Orgel III
Le Comte d'Orgel III
1953 Original etching, unsigned, from the suite of the book "Le bal du Comte d'Orgel" on Japanese paper. Ed. du Rocher, Monaco. Luc Monod n°9437
Single work Signed drawing de  : Portrait of man
Portrait of man
1939 Drawing in colored pencils, signed and dated in blue pencil, dedicated and dated in brown ink "A Jean Chilo souvenir amical de Jean Cocteau 1942". Certificate of authenticity of Mrs. Annie Guédras.
Signed lithograph de  : Study for la Baie des Anges
Study for la Baie...
1957 Original lithograph in black, entirely coloured in pastel by the artist, signed in pencil. Without
Single work Original drawing de  : Poetry
Poetry
1925 Small drawing in ink with dedication, signed "Jean" who enriches the cover by the book "Poésie". Ed. Gallimard, Paris. Without. The authenticity of this work was confirmed by Annie Guédras.
Single work Original signed drawing de  : Profile III
Profile III
1959 Drawing in green pencil, dated, annotated and signed in brown ink by the artist, addressed to Bernard Baker. With the envelope. Without. The authenticity of this work was confirmed by Annie Guédras.
Original ceramic de  : The desire
The desire
1958 Plate in white earthenware clay, decoration in oxide and enamels pencils. Original edition by Jean Cocteau. Atelier Madeline-Joly, Villefranche sur... Annie Guédras "J. Cocteau, céramiques" n°205
Original lithograph de  : La Mentonnaise
La Mentonnaise
1958 Original lithograph, from the book "La Chapelle Saint-Pierre de Villefranche sur Mer". Ed. Fernand Mourlot, Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Cock
Cock
1958 Original lithograph, signed and dated in the stone, extracted from the book "La Chapelle Saint-Pierre de Villefranche sur Mer". Ed. Fernand Mourlot,... Without
Signed lithograph de  : Etude pour la Baie des Anges
Etude pour la Baie...
1957 Original lithograph in black, entirely coloured in pastel by the artist, signed in pencil. Without
Lithograph signed de  : Chapelle de Villefranche
Chapelle de...
1957 Original lithograph, signed in pencil, realized for the work "La Chapelle de Villefranche". Without
Single work Original drawing de  : Self-portrait II
Self-portrait II
1955 Original drawing in pencil, signed in pencil by the artist. Certificate of authenticity by Mrs Annie Guédras on October 22nd 2001, Jean Cocteau Archives n° 4007E
Single work Original signed drawing de  : Self-portrait
Self-portrait
1924 Original drawing in brown ink, signed in pencil "Jean" and dedicated. Without
Illustrated Book de  : Homage to Jean Cocteau
Homage to Jean...
1963 Program "Messe en Si" given in homage to Jean Cocteau on December 18, 1963, in the church Saint Eustache (the artist died on October 10, 1963).... Without
Lithograph signed de  : Trait de feu
Trait de feu
1958 Original lithograph, signed twice in colouring pencil by the artist. Poster before the letter for the first ceramics exhibition of Jean Cocteau to... Without
Original signed lithograph de  : The reader
The reader
1960 Original lithograph, dedicated in pencil by the artist : "Souvenir de Jean Cocteau". Without
Single work Original signed drawing de  : Head of angel
Head of angel
1956-57 Original drawing in black feltpen, signed "Jean", addressed to a poetess with the following text: "Ma Chère Yanette, Prends ma voix pour ton poète.... Without
Original signed drawing de  : The waltz
The waltz
Circa 1957 Originale drawing in colored pencils, signed with the monogramm "J.C." in bottom on the right in pencil Harlequin. Certificate by Edouard Dermit (13 May 1989).
Original signed lithograph de  : Carnaval de Nice
Carnaval de Nice
1954 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Poster before the lettering. Without
Original signed drawing de  : Santa Claus
Santa Claus
1962 Original drawing in feltpen, signed in bottom on the right. Without
Lithograph after de  : Couples II
Couples II
1961-1980 Lithograph after Jean Cocteau, signed in the stone, with the stamp of the atelier. Without
Lithograph after de  : Couples I
Couples I
1961-1980 Lithograph after Jean Cocteau, signed in the stone, with the stamp of the atelier. Without
Illustrated Book de  : Twelve poems
Twelve poems
1959 Illustrated book. Book in sheets. Twelve poems by Paul Valery, illustrated with 13 original lithographs hors-texte by Jean Cocteau. Copy with an... Monod Vol. II n° 10875
Single work Original drawing de  : To the window of the winter
To the window of...
1958 Original drawing in ink and brown feltpen, monogramed and dated in lower right, with a manuscript sentence : "Et tout mon corps pensait aux caresses... The authenticity of this drawing has been confirmed by Mrs Annie Guédras
Original drawing de  : The Philosopher
The Philosopher
1958 Original drawing in brown feltpen, monogramed and dated in lower right, with a manuscript sentence : "La splendeur de l'enfantillage touche par mille... The authenticity of this drawing has been confirmed by Mrs Annie Guédras
Original signed drawing de  : The girl
The girl
1958 Drawing in feltpen and red pencil, signed in lower left, on verso a manuscript sentence in pencil "Tel qu'on le répond de la belle enchantée : je... The authenticity of this drawing has been confirmed by Mrs Annie Guédras
Original signed drawing de  : Defense
Defense
1957 Drawing in pencil, signed and dated "Christmas 1957". The authenticity of this drawing has been confirmed by Mrs Annie Guédras
Lithograph after de  : Couples
Couples
1961-1980 Lithograph after Jean Cocteau, signed in the stone, with the stamp of the atelier. Without
Original lithograph de  : Study face
Study face
1957 Original lithograph, with the stamp from the Atelier, extracted the book "La Chapelle Saint-Pierre". Without
Lithograph de  : Study Bay of the Angels
Study Bay of the...
1957 Original lithograph, with monogram in the stone and the stamp of the atelier, extracted from the book "La Chapelle de Saint-Pierre". Without
Book de  : La nappe du catalan
La nappe du catalan
1952 Book (see "illustrated books") Monod n°2942
Original drawing de  : Orphée dedication
Orphée dedication
1957/1962 Original drawing in grey pencil, signed, dedicated and dated (1962), on the title page of the bokk "Images de Jean Cocteau" Galerie Matarasso (1957). Without
Original signed drawing de  : Orphée
Orphée
1952 Original drawing in pastels, signed and dated in pencil in lower left. Provenance : Edouard Dermit. Incomming certificate by Annie Guédras.
Original drawing signed de  : Médiéval
Médiéval
circa 1957 original drawing in pencil, signed in lower right in pencil Certificate of authenticity by Edouard Dermit
Single work Drawing de  : Profile of Orphée
Profile of Orphée
1960 Drawing in red, yellow and black felt pens, on the title page of the book “Le grand écart”, signed and dedicaced in higher right “A ma chère... Coming certificate by Annie Guedras
Single work Original drawing de  : Profil
Profil
circa 1960 Drawing in pencil, with the studio stamp. Notebook of the Villa Santo Sospir. Certificate of Edouard Dermit.
Original drawing de  : Merry weddings
Merry weddings
1963 Original drawing in brown felt pen and pastels, signed in lower right, with the mention «Joyeuses noces à Robert Maury». Certificate of authenticity by Annie Guedras upcoming
Etching de  : Count d'Orgel I
Count d'Orgel I
1953 The ball of the Count d'Orgel I.Original etching, unsigned, from the suite on Japanese paper. N° 9437 - Luc Monod
Lithograph de  : Ladies of Villefranche
Ladies of...
1957 Original lithograph, signed in the stone, from the book without
Original drawing de  : Naked erotic
Naked erotic
unknwon date Original drawing in pencil, with the stamp of the studio in lower right. Certificate of authenticity by Annie Guedras from 05/08/1998.
Drawing de  : Profil
Profil
unknown date Original drawing in blue pen, signed with the following text : without
Original lithograph de  : Untitled
Untitled
1950 Original lithograph, signed in the plate. unknown

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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To read about the artist :
  • « Cocteau par lui-même », A. Fraigneau, Seuil, 1963
  • « Jean Cocteau, poète graphique », A. Fraigneau et P. Chanel, Ed. du Chêne, 1975
  • « Sur les pas de Jean Cocteau », Hugues de la Touche, Ed. Rom, 1998
  • « Cocteau l'Égyptien », A. Youssef, J. Lacouture, Ed. du Rocher, Monaco, 2001
  • « Jean Cocteau », François Nemer, catalogue du Centre Pompidou, 2003
  • « Jean Cocteau : Les années Francine, 1950-1963 », Carole Weisweiller, Ed. Seuil, 2003
  • « Jean Cocteau le magnifique », P. Fulacher et D. Marny, Gallimard, 2013
  • « Jean Cocteau ou le roman d'un funambule », D.Marny, Ed. du Rocher, 2013
  • « Jean Cocteau - Les murs tatoués », Carole Weisweiller, Ed. Michel de Maule, Paris, 2013
  • « Cahier Cocteau », Cahier de L'Herne, Ed. L'Herne, 2016
To read from the artist :
  • «  Entretiens avec André Fraigneau », Ed. Bibliothèque 10/18 (Poche), 1965
  • « L'Ode à Picasso », Cocteau-Picasso, l'école des lettres, Paris, 1996
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