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    Le Testament d'Orphee (Les Editions Cinégraphiques, 1960). French Petite (15.75" X 24.75").
    Jean Cocteau was not only an influential filmmaker, but also a diversely talented artist, enjoying success as a poet, novelist and illustrator. The Testament of Orpheus was his final film, where Cocteau casts himself as an aging poet, recounting his own life as an artist. This rare, country-of-origin French Petite is a wonderful homage to the film and to the illustrious career of Cocteau. There is a censor stamp in the bottom right background, 1" of the bottom border was replaced, and touchup has been applied to the folds and tears in the bottom left border. Fine+ on Linen.


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