Galerie Arista

A poet, naturally, a novelist (Les Enfants Terribles), a playwright (Les Parents Terribles), a movie director ( Orphée, La Belle et la Bête, etc), but also a stage designer for the theater, a ceramist, and a lithographer. He drew billboards (Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, decorated the walls of chapels (Villefranche-sur-Mer, Milly-la-Forêt, Londres) and a wedding hall (Menton), and finally created a few designs for tapestries. He did the illustrations for a great many books, among which some of his own novels

Cocteau liked to work on mythological themes and subjects, on portraits, and domestic scenes. Jean Cocteau died in 1963.