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    Orpheus (DisCina, 1950). British Quad (30" X 40").
    French surrealist director, poet, and artist Jean Cocteau explored fantasies within most of his films such as Orphée and La Belle et la Bette. With Orpheus, he took on the myth of Orpheus entering the Underworld to persuade death to restore the departed Eurydice to life. This British quad features some of Cocteau's artwork that would be used again in similar posters for 1960's Le Testament d'Orphée. Visually intriguing, this silk screen piece has been linen backed and touchup applied to chips and small tears in the top border. Light vertical creases can be detected, but do not detract from the overall appeal of the poster. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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