Jean Cocteau, Therme Orphique

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Jean Cocteau, Therme Orphique


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Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)




lithograph printed by Mourlot


28 x 18.5 in. (71 x 47 cm.)


A; not backed


Original lithographic poster for an exhibition ‘Therme Orphique’ at Au Pont des Arts, Galerie Lucie Weill, Paris, featuring the image ‘Orpheus’ by Jean Cocteau. The poster was produced by Atelier Mourlot, a fine art lithographic printers who, in the early 20th century, invited some of the most celebrated artists of the time to the studio to collaborate on traditional stone lithography. Artists such as Braque, Calder, Chagall, Dufy, Léger, Matisse, Miró and Picasso worked with Mourlot to produce visually striking lithographs that were used as posters to promote the artists’ work or exhibitions and pasted up all over cities. Today, these beautifully lithographed posters make the perfect interior decoration and are collectable works of art in their own right.

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