Jean Cocteau Artwork Details


Detailed Description

Note: This is probably a costume design for "Macbeth" that was preformed by "Les Jeunes Comediens" in Theatre Antoine, Paris Authenticity: This is accompanied by a certificate signed by Annie Guedras the Cocteau expert, Perigueux. Provenance: Edward Molyneux (1891–1974), London. A British fashion designer whose fashion house was in operation from 1919 until 1950.After a period working for the British fashion designer Lucile, Molyneux, a former illustrator, opened his fashion house in Paris, 14 rue Royale, in 1919 and went on to dress European Royalty, British high society, the actresses Greta Garbo, Gertrude Lawrence, Margaret Leighton, and Vivien Leigh, and the interior decorator Syrie Maugham. His followers included Christian Dior and Pierre Balmain Christie's London, 21st of June 1993, lot 136, illustrated

Related Art