Image of the day. Jean Cocteau Written by Daniel Kasman Published on 04 July 2011 Photograph by Philippe Halsman, 1948. (Via.) Responses 10 responses to this post. Join the discussion Zachary Phillip Brailsford over 3 years ago Oh man. What a badass! I always wondered how he made films, wrote poetry, drew/painted, etc. – all with expert hands. And now I know. :P Savvy miminka over 3 years ago Wow, this is sublime. I recognized it as Philippe Halsman instantly. Howard Fritzson over 3 years ago This says it all. He was so remarkable. Theolini over 3 years ago Beautiful picture ! _Tyler_ over 3 years ago Cocteaupus Susanna-Cole King over 3 years ago The composition of this is so great … it’s simultaneously tongue-in-cheek and genius. Berjuan over 3 years ago Ha, I have to save this image. VOLUPTE NOIR over 3 years ago Cocteau was at once and the same time a naif and a canny trickster. His brilliance still resonates. Beneezy over 3 years ago Shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit Mary over 3 years ago every hand should be holding a cigarette except for one… which holds the lighter. lol. Your opinion Please login to add a new comment.