Jean Cocteau Hand Signed Ceramic Plate French 19
JEAN COCTEAU 1889-1963
Maison Lafitte1889-1963 Paris (French)
Title: The Mysterious Grey Lady, 1963
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Ceramic Plate
Size: Diameter 37 cm / 14.5 in
Additional information: This ceramic is signed by the artist "Jean Cocteau" in the lower right part.
It is also inscribed at the reverse in pen "Edition Originale de Jean Cocteau. Atelier Madeline-Jolly"
It was made in 1963 in Atelier Madeline-Jolly in Villefrance-Sur-Mer in an edition of 30.
At the age of 68, Cocteau decided to express himself in clay and so began a series of ceramics with the help of Madeline, a very skilled potter in Villefranche-Sur-Mer where Cocteau had a house.
Condition: Good condition. Light surface dirt (due to previous storage / humidity).
Literature: Annie Guédras, 1989. Cocteau: Les Ceramiques, Galerie L. Teillet et Edouard Dermit, Paris
Reference: Guédras 160