7 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 61,000
Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
Macé le clos
signed 'Bernard Buffet' (upper left) and dated '1975' (upper right); signed with initial and titled 'B Macé le clos' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
35 1/8 x 51 3/8 in. (89.2 x 130.5 cm.)
Painted in 1975
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Maurice Garnier has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
Galerie Maurice Garnier, Paris.
Mitsukoshi Art Gallery, Hong Kong (acquired from the above).
Private collection, Japan.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1998.
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