Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963) Jean Desbordes

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Lot 71
Jean Cocteau
(French, 1889-1963)
Jean Desbordes
Sold for £ 3,840 (US$ 4,995) inc. premium

Lot Details
Jean Cocteau (French, 1889-1963)
Jean Desbordes
pen and ink
25 x 19.5cm (9 13/16 x 7 11/16in).

Footnotes

  • Jean Desbordes (1906-1944) and Cocteau were living together in the mid-1920s, and Cocteau wrote the preface to Desbordes' J'Adore (1928), a love poem to Cocteau. They parted company in 1929, but despite this Cocteau tried to intervene when Desbordes was facing imprisonment during the Nazi occupation of Paris. This failed, and Desbordes was executed for his Resistance activities.
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