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 about 4 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 about 4 years ago Wow, this is sublime. I recognized it as Philippe Halsman instantly. Howard Fritzson about 4 years ago This says it all. He was so remarkable. Theolini about 4 years ago Beautiful picture ! _Tyler_ about 4 years ago Cocteaupus Susanna-Cole King about 4 years ago The composition of this is so great … it’s simultaneously tongue-in-cheek and genius. Berjuan about 4 years ago Ha, I have to save this image. VOLUPTE NOIR about 4 years ago Cocteau was at once and the same time a naif and a canny trickster. His brilliance still resonates. Beneezy about 4 years ago Shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit Mary about 4 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.