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Jean Cocteau

Portrait de Mousco, le chien de Jean Hugo

Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau

Portrait de Mousco, le chien de Jean Hugo

Portrait de Mousco, le chien de Jean Hugo

Jean Cocteau

1889 - 1963

Portrait de Mousco, le chien de Jean Hugo


inscribed Mousco, signed Jean * and dated 1936 (upper left), situated Fourques (towards lower centre)

pencil on paper

Executed in 1936.

25,5 x 23,9 cm; 10 x 9⅜ in.


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

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Jean Cocteau

1889 - 1963

Portrait de Mousco, le chien de Jean Hugo


inscrit Mousco, signé Jean * et daté 1936 (en haut à gauche) et situé Fourques (vers le bas au centre)

crayon sur papier

Exécuté en 1936.

25,5 x 23,9 cm; 10 x 9⅜ in.


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

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and affixed to the mount with transparent plastic corners at all four corners. The sheet is slightly undulating. There are some flattened creases in places, most predominately one (approx. 7cm long) running diagonally accross the upper right corner. The sheet is light stained with a few scattered small dots of foxing. This work is in overall good condition.


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In 1930, Jean Hugo painted a gouache portrait of the bulldog Mousco, sitting in a landscape (Montpellier, Musée Fabre, Jean Hugo, une rétrospective, 1995, no.58), thus dating the present drawings to around 1930.

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Jean Hugo peignit en 1930 un portrait à la gouache du bouledogue Mousco, assis dans un paysage (Montpellier, Musée Fabre, Jean Hugo, une rétrospective, 1995, no. 58), datant ainsi ces deux dessins autour de 1930.