Jean Cocteau

Famed French artist, filmmaker, designer, and playwright of the 20th century, Jean Cocteau is perhaps best known for his associations with Pablo Picasso, Igor Stravinsky, Coco Chanel, and Edith Piaf. Nonetheless, amongst his scandalous life, he found a place in his heart for a Siamese cat, which is featured in this photograph cradled by the artist.

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