10 February 2011
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
Deux clowns à la grosse caisse
signed 'Bernard Buffet' (upper left) and dated '1989' (upper right)
oil on canvas
51 3/8 x 64 in. (130.5 x 162.5 cm.)
Painted in 1989
Galerie Maurice Garnier, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 8 November 2000, lot 112.
Opera Gallery, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2007.
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Y. le Pichon, Bernard Buffet, vol. III, 1982-1999, Lausanne, 2007, no. 1082 (illustrated p. 279).
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