Jean Cocteau – Juliet Waiting for Romeo


Jean Cocteau – Illustration for Roméo et Juliette

Original Lithograph by Jean Cocteau
Printed by Atelier Mourlot, Paris,  from “Théâtre” Portfolio, 1957
Edition: 207 / 8800

Dimensions: 22.5 x 15.5 cm

Condition: Very Good

Professionally framed in natural wood

Jean Cocteau was born on July 5, 1889, in Maisons-Laffitte, France. He spent most of his life in Paris, where he became part of the artistic avant-garde and was known for his variety of accomplishments. Over a 50-year career, he wrote poetry, novels and plays; created illustrations, paintings and other art objects; and directed influential films, including The Beauty and the Beast and Orpheus.