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Frank Scherschel1956-02

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Sword designed by poet and filmmakerJean Cocteau, given to him as a gift by friends upon his admission into the Academie Francaise. The handle represents a profile of Oedipus and symbolizes the poet.

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Details

  • Date: 1956-02
  • Location: Milly, Seine-Et-Oise, France
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Swords, Jean Cocteau, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Frank Scherschel
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_966100
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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