7 May 2014
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
Buildings en banlieue
signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 70' (lower center)
oil on masonite
28¾ x 36¼ in. (73 x 91.4 cm.)
Painted in 1970
Galerie Martal, Montreal.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1980.
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This work is recorded in the Bernard Buffet Archives at the Galerie Maurice Garnier.
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