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Jean Cocteau

[French, 1889-1963]

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Original works by Jean Cocteau available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SitePeggy 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)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean Cocteau  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

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