Jul 16, 2020 - Sale 2541

Sale 2541 - Lot 18

Price Realized: $ 1,500
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
JEAN COCTEAU.
"Ils crurent à quelque plaisanterie de mauvais goût." Story illustration for Cocteau's Drôle de ménage (Paris: Editions Paul Morihien, 1948). Pen, ink, and colored pencil on paper. 185x230 mm; 7 1/4x9 inches, on 8 1/4x11 inches. Signed "Jean" in graphite in lower left image. Matted and framed.

Provenance: From collection of Mrs. Ernest M. Werner Graphics and Paintings to private collection in New York City.