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Details & Cataloguing

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Jean Cocteau
1889 - 1963
LE SOMMEIL
black pencil on paper
27 x 21,1 cm; 10 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.
Executed in 1946-47.
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Annie Guédras.

Provenance

Private collection, France
Purchased from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Paris, Musée d'Orsay, Masculin/Masculin, l'homme nu dans l'art de 1800 à nos jours, 2013-2014, no. 199, illustrated in the catalogue p. 266

Literature

Annie Guédras, Ils, Dessins érotiques de Jean Cocteau, Paris, 1998, illustrated p. 55

Catalogue Note

This work is a study to illustrate Jean Genet's work, Querelle de Brest, published by Editions Gallimard in Paris in 1947.

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