Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau
Cocteau was a French poet, draftsman, playwright and director, born in 1886 and died in 1963, and was one of the major French artists of the 20th century.

Parisian bourgeois, orphan of a father, poet since his early years, Jean Cocteau is a complete artist, visionary, having worked with the greatest of his time (Picasso, Diaghilev, Nijinsky, Satie, Apolinaire, Proust, Gide or even Piaf).
Surrealist, free, libertarian and libertine, of a modernity still impressive today ("The terrible children"), Cocteau was and remains a precursor...

Year of birth : 1889
Year of death : 1963
Nationality : France
Pictorial movement : Expressionism
Famous works : Les Enfants terribles (1929), Le Sang d'un poète (1930), La Machine infernale (1934), La Belle et la Bête (1946)