Jean Cocteau

Great Jean Cocteau catalogue, published in Japan in 1975 on the occasion of a major exhibition of his work.
Rarely seen and very curious Cocteau catalogue, features a wonderful selection of large colour and black and white reproductions of his drawings, paintings, ceramics, and sculptures, along with photographic portraits, texts, biography and bibliography. Texts in Japanese.
First edition.

“Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau (French, 5 July 1889 – 11 October 1963) was a French writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants Terribles (1929), and the films The Blood of a Poet (1930), Les Parents Terribles (1948), Beauty and the Beast (1946) and Orpheus (1949). His circle of associates, friends and lovers included Kenneth Anger, Pablo Picasso, Gertrude Stein, Jean Hugo, Jean Marais, Henri Bernstein, Yul Brynner, Marlene Dietrich, Coco Chanel, Erik Satie, Albert Gleizes, Igor Stravinsky, Marie Laurencin, María Félix, Édith Piaf, Panama Al Brown, Colette, Jean Genet, and Raymond Radiguet.”

* Condition: Good-Very Good (tanning, general reading wear, otherwise very good) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

Jean Cocteau (1975)
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