Jean Cocteau (French, 1892-1963) Marcel Khill couche fumant l'opium
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Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963) Marcel Khill couche fumant l'opium
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Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963)
Marcel Khill couche fumant l'opium
inscribed 'Sur le Talamba' (lower centre), pencil
22 x 28.5cm (8 11/16 x 11 1/4in).

Footnotes

  • EXHIBITED:
    Paris, Le Salon des Peintres du Spectacle, 1995
    Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 1989, no.482

    The Algerian Marcel Khill was both Cocteau's secretary and lover. He and Cocteau travelled round the world in 1936, emulating Jules Verne's classic story, Around the World in 80 Days. He was killed during World War II
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