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Autograph poem signed "Jean Cocteau", Poor Jean; 1 page large in-fol. (43.5 x 27.5 cm) in black ink on laid paper. Beautiful and neat manuscript of this 18 verse piece, which inspired Cocteau's portrait by Irene Lagut, and collected in his Poems (1917-1920) (Éditions de La Sirène, 1920): "We succeed in the trick Thanks to the tie knot Never an acrobat falls into the court The swan says to the donkey If you have a soul Die melodious"... loves. He

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