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Jean Cocteau Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice NEW!
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick
Centre Pompidou, Paris (in French)
Information about the 2003 exhibition Jean Cocteau, sur le fil du siècle
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
3 views of a mural depicting Notre Dame de France
Fondazione Magnani-Rocca, Parma, Italy
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Musées de Lorraine, France (in French)
Quatre Visages (Four Faces)
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)
The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Articles and Reference Sites:
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean Cocteau
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation