House Tour: Jean Cocteau’s Villa Santo Sospir

An image of bookshelves set into a wall painted by Jean Cocteau sent us looking for its origin, which is we discovered, is Villa Santo Sospir, the artist’s home in the South of France. And such a home it is. Cocteau used the walls and other surfaces — even lampshades — as the canvas for his drawings, transforming the house into magical dwelling.

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