25 September 2003
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
L'hôtel du village r
signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 70' (lower right)
watercolor, brush and India ink over pencil on paper
19½ x 25¾ in. (49.7 x 65 cm.)
Painted in 1970
Garnier Gallery, Paris. Findlay Galleries, Chicago.
Acquired from the above by the present owner (circa early 1970s).
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Maurice Garnier has confirmed the authenticity of this watercolor and the correct title is "L'hôtel du village."
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