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    Orpheus (DisCina, 1950). British Quad (30" X 40"). French surrealist and screen-poet Jean Cocteau explored fantasies within most of his films such as "Orphee" and "La Belle et la Bette." With "Orpheus", he took on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice as Orpheus has to enter the Underworld and get death to restore the departed Eurydice to life. This British quad features some of Cocteau's artwork as he was an internationally recognized artist as well as filmmaker. This artwork would be used again in similar posters for 1960's "Le Testament d'Orphee". The poster has a tear in the bottom border that extends two inches into the image and there are a few very tiny tears along the edges. Very Fine on Linen.

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    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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