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JEAN COCTEAU (1889 - 1963)

‘Visage en V’ Surrealist Portrait Brooch

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JEAN COCTEAU (1889 - 1963)

‘Visage en V’ Surrealist Portrait Brooch

Gold

H  6.50cm (2.56 in)  |  W  5.00cm (1.97 in)

Origin French, 1962
Marks Stamped Jean Cocteau & numbered 2/50
Case Fitted Case

Designed by the artist, in 1962, for Francois Hugo
Executed by Atelier Monique et Pierre Hugo, Aix en Provence

Literature
Illustrated in our forthcoming book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 382
Catalogue: Jean Cocteau, Bijoux, Atelier Monique et Pierre Hugo, Aix en Provence, 'Visage en V': Fig. 1490, illustrated
Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition Elyse Zorn Karlin, 1993, illustrated p. 250
Bijoux d'Artistes, Artist Jewels, Hommage à François Hugo, Les Cyprés Editeur, "Visage en V", Ref. 1490, p. 80

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Ref No   308

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