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Jean Cocteau – 2 Profiles Face to Face (Lithograph)

Jean Cocteau, 2 Profiles Face to Face is a Lithograph print made circa 1960. It is plate signed at the bottom of the image and estate stamped in the lower right margin.

This Jean Cocteau portrait features actor/muse Jean Marais. In 1937, a 24 year old Marais saw a show of Cocteau drawings and was so taken with them he decided that he had to meet him. Within ten days of meeting Cocteau, Marais had completely fallen in love with him. Cocteau and Marais soon became the most notorious couple in Paris. After the war, Cocteau and Marais made many remarkable films together including Beauty and the Beast (1946), Les Parents Terribles (1948), Orpheus (1949) and Coriolan (1950).

Title

2 Profiles Face to Face

Year

c. 1960

Medium

Lithograph

Catalogue Raisonné

NA

Signature

Plate signed, stamped

Size 22 x 30 (in)
56 x 74 (cm)
Price Price on Request
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Jean Cocteau, 2 Profiles Face to Face is a Lithograph print made circa 1960. It is plate signed at the bottom of the image and estate stamped in the lower right margin.

This Jean Cocteau portrait features actor/muse Jean Marais. In 1937, a 24 year old Marais saw a show of Cocteau drawings and was so taken with them he decided that he had to meet him. Within ten days of meeting Cocteau, Marais had completely fallen in love with him. Cocteau and Marais soon became the most notorious couple in Paris. After the war, Cocteau and Marais made many remarkable films together including Beauty and the Beast (1946), Les Parents Terribles (1948), Orpheus (1949) and Coriolan (1950).

Additional information

Title

2 Profiles Face to Face

Year

c. 1960

Medium

Lithograph

Catalogue Raisonné

NA

Signature

Plate signed, stamped

Size 22 x 30 (in)
56 x 74 (cm)
Price Price on Request