17 November 2016
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
Tête de clown au chapeau vert, fond rouge
signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 66' (lower right)
pastel, brush and pen and India ink and charcoal on paper
25 ½ x 19 ½ in. (64.8 x 49.6 cm.)
Executed in 1966
Findlay Galleries, Inc., Chicago.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1970.
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