Original Drawing by Jean Cocteau

COCTEAU, Jean122 rue de Provence – Paris. (Milly la Foret), 1963. Signed and dated in lower right corner.

Size of sheet: c. 33 x 25 cm.

Very nice, original drawing in color pencil.

Four profile faces looking at each other and sharing their eyes.

The „One Two Two“, 122 Rue de Provence, Paris was one of the most famous brothels in Paris. Edith Piaf sang there for the Germans during the World War II. The other location which is named in the drawing (except Paris) is the „Cap d’Ail“, where Cocteau decorated the Theatre de plein Air.

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