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Lot 3277 - Z40 Impressionist & Modern Art - Friday, 24. June 2016, 02.00 PM

BERNARD BUFFET

(Paris 1928 - 1999 Tourtour)
Maisons sur la plage. 1982.
Oil on canvas.
Signed upper right: Bernard Buffet, and dated upper left: 1982.
73 x 100 cm.

This work is registered in the archive from Maurice Garnier, Paris.

Provenance:
- Galerie Robert Alvarez, Cannes.
- Private collection, Switzerland (bought at the Gallery above, January 1984).

In 1982 Buffet was in Brittany and painted several paintings of the landscape there with its characteristic green hills, rising from the beach and populated by simple white houses. Buffet’s distinctive style, with its dominant dark lines, is also shown to its full advantage in the present work. The approaching storm imbues the painting with a sense of drama, likewise a typical element in Buffet’s extensive body of work.


CHF 45 000 / 55 000 | (€ 42 060 / 51 400)

Sold for CHF 74 900 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.