23 May 2007
BERNARD BUFFET (1928-1999)
signé et daté 'Bernard Buffet 79' (en haut à gauche)
huile sur toile
130.5 x 89.7 cm. (51 3/8 x 35¼ in.)
Peint en 1979
Galerie Maurice Garnier, Paris.
Jean-Pierre Belmont, Paris.
Vente, Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Paris, 17 juin 1999, lot 29.
Acquis au cours de cette vente par le propriétaire actuel.
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Y. le Pichon, Bernard Buffet 1962-1981, Lausanne, 1986, vol. II, p. 872 (illustré en couleur).
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