13 May 2016
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 58' (upper left)
oil on canvas
25 3/8 x 22 3/8 in. (64.5 x 54.5 cm.)
Painted in 1958
Wally Findlay Galleries, Chicago.
Kennedy Galleries, New York.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1985.
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This work is recorded in the Maurice Garnier Archives.
Please note the amended title for this lot is Chouette.
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