25 June 2008
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
Nature morte au panier de poires
signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 57' (upper right)
oil on canvas
28 7/8 x 36 1/8 in. (73.3 x 91.7 cm.)
Painted in 1957
Galerie David & Garnier, Paris (no. T74).
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Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Voici des fruits, des fleurs, des feuilles et des branches, May - June 1957.
This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Maurice Garnier.
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