7 May 2008
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
signed 'Bernard Buffet' (upper right)
oil on canvas
28 7/8 x 36 1/8 in. (73.3 x 91.8 cm.)
Painted in 1980
Galerie Maurice Garnier, Paris.
Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg (acquired from the above).
Galerie Ducastel, Avignon.
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Maurice Garnier has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
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