Jean Cocteau was a prominent French artist, writer, and filmmaker who made significant contributions to the world of art. He was born on July 5, 1889, in Maisons-Laffitte, France, and passed away on October 11, 1963, in Milly-la-Forêt, France. Coctea


Jean Cocteau was a prominent French artist, writer, and filmmaker who made significant contributions to the world of art. He was born on July 5, 1889, in Maisons-Laffitte, France, and passed away on October 11, 1963, in Milly-la-Forêt, France. Coctea

(1889 Maisons-Laffitte - 1963 Milly-la-Forêt) Pendant "Chèvre pied" with portrait of a young faun in profile, made of earthenware, white shards. Oval, cut-out shape. Decoration in light blue and white engobe. Catalogue raisonné Guédras 317. Variant 4 of the pendant designed by Cocteau in 1958 and executed in a small series in the ceramic workshop Madeline-Jolly (by Philippe Madeline and Marie-Madeleine Jolly) in Villefranche-sur-Mer. This pendant shows a characteristic Cocteau motif and stylistic outline of a sunlit sea. Reverse with black brushstroke signature "Jean Cocteau" with a star. Hung on a brass chain. Height 10.2 cm. Cocteau worked as a writer, painter, draftsman, fresco painter, stage designer, filmmaker, and ceramist. In 1957, he met the artist couple Marie-Madeleine Jolly and Philippe Madeline, with whom he developed a close friendship. In their workshop, he created ceramic unique pieces until 1963 and designed more than 300 ceramics in small series. Provenance: According to information from the supplier, it was owned by the American actor and director Joe (Joseph) Warfield (1937-2022), Baltimore.

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