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Jean Cocteau
1889 - 1963
ANNA DE NOAILLES
signed Jean * (lower right) and inscribed Je ferme les yeux. J'essaye, Anna, de revoir votre sourire (upper)
India ink on paper
23,2 x 19,8 cm; 9 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.
Executed circa 1935.
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Annie Guédras.

Provenance

Private collection, France
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2001

Exhibited

Vitoria-Gasteiz, Sala Fundacio'n Caja Vital Kutxa Fundazioa, L'Atelier de Montparnasse, 2003-04
Aix-en-Provence, Galerie d'Art du Conseil Général des Bouches-du-Rhône, Autour de Cocteau, 2005, illustrated in the catalogue np.
Evian, Palais Lumière, Jean Cocteau, Sur les pas d'un magicien, 2010, illustrated in the catalogue p. 95

Literature

Jean Cocteau, Portraits-Souvenir 1900-1914, Paris, 1935, illustrated p. 224
Pierre Chanel, Jean Cocteau, poète graphique, Paris, 1975, illustrated p. 107

Catalogue Note

This work was created to illustrate Jean Cocteau's work, Portraits-Souvenir(1900-1914), published by Editions Grasset in Paris in 1935.

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