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Original Monaco 1959 Vintage Travel Poster by Jean Cocteau

Monaco - Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau
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24.5" x 39.25" - 62cm x 100cm

This poster is an almost childlike representation of a sailboat in the waters near Monaco, on the southern tip of France. It was created at a period of rapid expansion of tourist travel throughout Europe. The artist, Jean Cocteau (1889 -1963) was a French writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants Terribles (1929), and the films 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, 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.
This is an Original Vintage Poster. It is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed and in excellent condition. We guarantee the authenticity of all of our posters.

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