21 May 2019
Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)
Trois faces - noir et rose
signed 'Jean Cocteau' (centre right); inscribed 'Edition originale de Jean Cocteau / Atelier Madeleine - Jolly' (on the reverse)
terracotta plate, partially engraved, with black engobe
Diameter: 14 in. (35.1 cm.)
Executed in 1958; this work is unique
Marie Madeleine Jolly, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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A. Guédras, Jean Cocteau, céramiques, catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1989, no. 101 (illustrated p. 75).
Paris, Pavillion des Arts, Jean Cocteau et les Arts Plastiques, March - May 1984, no. 361 (illustrated).
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