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Jean Cocteau

Jeux de dames

Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau

Jeux de dames

Jeux de dames

Jean Cocteau

1889 - 1963

Jeux de dames

 

ink on paper

Executed circa 1920.

26,7 x 20,8 cm; 10½ x 8¼ in.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Annie Guédras.

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Jean Cocteau

1889 - 1963

Jeux de dames

 

encre sur papier

Exécuté vers 1920.

26,7 x 20,8 cm; 10½ x 8¼ in.


L'authenticité de cette œuvre a été confirmée par Annie Guédras.

Executed on thin cream wove paper, not laid down and affixed to the mount at several points on the reverse and floating in its mount. There is a small tear (approx. 2cm long) associated with a small paper loss to the lower part of the left edge and another smaller tear associated with nicks and abrasion to the centre of the left edge. There are diagonal creases to the lower part of the composition towards the corners and a few additional flattened creases in places. There is some light staining. This work is in overall good condition.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, November 17, 2016, lot 90 bis

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Vente: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 17 novembre 2016, lot 90 bis