17 November 2016
Property from the Collection of the Late Jayne Meadows and Steve Allen
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
Bouteille de vin et verres
signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 51' (upper left)
oil on canvas
14 ¾ x 21 5/8 in. (37.5 x 54.9 cm.)
Painted in 1951
Galerie Drouant David, Paris.
Galerie Visconti, Paris.
Jayne Meadows and Steve Allen, Los Angeles (acquired from the above, circa 1958).
By descent from the above to the present owners.
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This work is recorded in the Maurice Garnier Archives.
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