10 May 2001
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
Nature morte au poisson
signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 54' (upper center)
oil on canvas
76 7/8 x 38½ in. (195.3 x 97.8 cm.)
Painted in 1954
David et Garnier, Paris.
Julian and Jean Aberbach, New York.
Lanyon Gallery, Palo Alto, California.
San Francisco Museum of Art; sale, Christie's, New York, 4 November 1981, lot 211.
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