“That which others reproach you for, cultivate it.” — Jean Cocteau

cocteau artcurialAmong the work on sale Tuesday in Paris for Artcurial’s Impressioniste & Moderne Sale II is, above: Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), “Érotique — Faune — 1957.” Colored pencils on paper, 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches. Signed and dated lower right and annotated upper right: “Lys et l’un de vous tous pour l’ingénuité” (Lys and the one of all of you for ingenuity). Artcurial pre-sale estimate: 6,000 – 8,000 Euros. Image courtesy and copyright 2018 Artcurial.

 

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