Jean Cocteau

(18891963)

Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau

The artist’s works:

La Tour
1959
Princeton University Art MuseumPrinceton

Orphée
1960
Princeton University Art MuseumPrinceton

Works:

La Danse de Sophocle (French)

Le Grand Écart (French)

Le Secret professionnel (French)

Plain-chant (French)

Thomas l’imposteur (French)

Vocabulaire, Poèmes (French)

Jean Cocteau in Art:

Modigliani, Amedeo (1884-1920)
Jean Cocteau
1916
Princeton University Art MuseumPrinceton

 

Born July 5 1889 Maisons-Laffitte (France)
Died October 11 1963 Milly-la-Forêt (France)
Cause of death Heart attack
Boyfriend (1937-1963) Jean Marais (1913-1998)
Occupation Art Critic Ceramist
Occupation Designer Film director
Occupation Illustrator Librettist
Occupation Novelist Painter
Occupation Playwright Poet
Occupation Screenwriter Writer
Title Commandeur de la Légion d’honneur