Jean Cocteau, 1889-1963
Tête Surrealiste. Surrealist Head.
Drawing in black pen and ink. 1951. Signed (twice) and dated 1951. Inscribed 'Chère Edith' - probably a dedication to Edith Piaf, and annotated with Surreal nonsense quotations. Provenance: Private Collection - Purchased Paris c. 1968. Drawing in pen on cream wove paper.
Excellent original condition. Partially mounted on a wove backing sheet. Drawn virtually to full sheet size. Sheet: 7 3/4 x 5 5/8ins (198x144mm).
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