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Original ink drawing on paper signed ''Jean Cocteau'' at the bottom right. The face of Hermes, in profile, beside the face of Orpheus with his lyre done in the cubist style associated with Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963). It is a representation of Cocteau’s ''Orphée a la lyre et Hermès'' lithograph. Piece measures approximately 9.5'' x 8''.

Finger Lakes Auction has been commissioned to liquidate a collection of Fine Art from a Prominent European Collector and Dealer. This is one of the pieces from that collection. This item is being sold 'as is'. Unless otherwise noted authenticity has not been firmly established.

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This piece comes from a Prominent European Collector of Fine Art.
Approx. 9.5'' x 8''.


Paper is lightly toned with minor signs of distress including minor creases and folds, primarily around the edges. The image and signature are clear, bright and show very well.

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HAND DRAWN Ink on Paper signed 'Jean Cocteau' Orpheus

Estimate $800 - $1,200Feb 17, 2018