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    Jean Cocteau Signed Pen and Ink Sketch. A wonderful stylized pen and ink sketch of a sailboat on the Mediterranean drawn by revered French writer-artist-director Jean Cocteau, signed by him and dated 1960. An important exponent of the Surrealist movement (the term was actually coined by writer Guillaume Apollinaire to describe Cocteau's 1917 collaboration with Erik Satie, Pablo Picasso, and Léonide Massine), Cocteau's films were a huge influence on the French New Wave and, consequently, American cinema as well. This particular sketch was completed by Cocteau about three years before his death at age 74. It is in Excellent condition with mild to moderate tanning, and has been matted and handsomely framed to an overall size of 24" x 28". Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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