9 November 1999
Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
Phare et smaphore
signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 51' (upper right)
oil on canvas
44 x 57 in. (113.7 x 146.1 cm.)
Painted in 1951
Peter Matthiessen, New York.
George A. Plimpton, New York (acquired from the above, circa 1959); sale, Christie's, New York, 26 February 1990, lot 125.
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Maurice Garnier has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
Please note the artist's correct dates are 1928-1999.
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