Aug 19, 2021 - Sale 2578

Sale 2578 - Lot 12

Price Realized: $ 1,188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900

JEAN COCTEAU (1889-1963)

Knight in orange and blue.
Illustration for Cocteau's play "Les Chevaliers de la Table Ronde," circa 1937. Colored pencil, drawn on the verso of a lithographed plate from Cocteau's book Pas de Chance, (Paris, 1930) which premiered at Théâtre de l'œuvre on October 14, 1937. 180x180 mm; 7x7 inches, on 11x8 1/2-inch sheet, edges toned. Initialed and with Cocteau Estate inventory number penciled on verso, lower right. Tipped to window matte.

Provenance: Chevalier Tony Clark Collection.