Jean Cocteau (1889 – 1963)

Robes du soir sur fond étoile (Evening dresses in a field of stars)

Medium: Original drawing in pencil

Description: This drawing was published in the magazine “Femina” in October 1935. Then in 2010, it was published in a work by Dominique Many , from Editions Textual, entitled “Jean Cocteau – Archaelogie de sa suit” on page 94.

The Cocteau expert, Annie Guedras, issued a document with additional information about this work. Jean Cocteau was commissioned to execute a series of drawings for the Couture House, Molyneux and these were entitled “Douze Portraits des robes de Molyneux”. She illustrates a drawing, another from the series, which was the title piece.


– 2007 Musee Richard Anacreon de Granville – Entitled : “Passions crosses – Cocteau et les Femmes”

– 2011 Musee Christian Dior de Granville : Exhibition entitled “Le Bal des Artistes”

The buyer acquires a certificate by Annie Guedras, the well known Cocteau expert, dated at Perigueux on the 20th August 2015 under archive number 5840 E

Signed by the artist with initials “JC”

Year: 1935

Size: 65 x 50 cms (paper size)

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