9 May 2000
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
Les environs de Matignon
signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 64' (upper right); inscribed 'Bretagne environ de St Carts' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
45½ x 35¼ in. (115.5 x 89.5 cm.)
Painted in 1964
Galerie David et Garnier, Paris.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 16 May 1990, lot 467.
Galerie Daniel Malingue, Paris.
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Maurice Garnier has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
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