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Moïse Kisling (French, 1891-1953), Portrait of Jean Cocteau, 1916

signed and dated 'Kisling 1916' (lower left); pencil on paper laid on board; 10 x 8in (25.4 x 20.3cm). Estimate: $10,000 - 15,000

Provenance: Sotheby's, Tel Aviv, October 20, 1992, lot 11
Private Collection
Sotheby's, New York, February 23, 2006, lot 25

Literature: Jean Kisling Kisling, Turin, 1971, vol. 1, no. 12, illus. p. 142.

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