Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963) 'Jeune Fille de Milly'
Lot 49
Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963) 'Jeune Fille de Milly'
Sold for £48,000 (US$ 80,631) inc. premium
Lot Details
Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963)
'Jeune Fille de Milly'
signed and dated 'Jean Cocteau/1951' (lower left), oil on canvas
81 x 65cm (31 7/8 x 25 9/16in).

Footnotes

  • Cocteau moved to a house Milly-la-Forêt in 1947, buying it with Jean Marais. It was here that he wrote, painted and sculpted until his death in 1963. He is buried in the Chapelle Saint-Blaise, which he had decorated in the 1950s.
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