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COCTEAU, Jean (1889 - 1963), Painter, pastellist, potter, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COCTEAU, Jean (1889 - 1963), Painter, pastellist, potter, lithographer

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 5 July 1889, in Maisons-Laffitte; died 11 October 1963, in Milly-la-Forêt.

Painter, pastellist, potter, lithographer, draughtsman, illustrator, poster artist. Mythological subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes. Murals, designs for tapestries, stage sets, designs for ceramics.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]'Versatility' is perhaps the term that best sums up Jean Cocteau. Cocteau

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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