Jean Cocteau - Modern and Contemporary Editions New York Sunday, November 23, 2008 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Annie Guédras 241

  • Catalogue Essay

    Cocteau invented a pencil made of oxides to give the appearance of pastel. It consisted of a mixture of pasty clay and oxides rolled by hand into little cylinders like a pastel that will be used, after drying, like a pencil.


Le Lutin de Venise

Red earthenware oval shaped plate painted in black, red and white,
10 x 14 3/4 in. (25.4 x 37.5 cm)
signed on the face, inscribed Edition originale de Jean Cocteau, Atelier Madeline-Jolly and numbered 7/15 in black paint on the underside,  minor surface soiling, a few scuffs and smudges on the underside (slightly affecting the inscription), otherwise in very good condition.

$1,800 - 2,200 

Modern and Contemporary Editions

23 Nov 2008, 2pm
New York