Bernard Buffet

French, 1928–1999

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Embodying Jean-Paul Sartre’s Existentialism and Albert Camus’s Absurdism, Bernard Buffet’s painting conveyed the anxiety that permeated France during the Nazi occupation and came to dominate the post-war figurative art scene. A member of a group …

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The Orchids, 1979
Sold on Jun 1, 2021
€780
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Drypoint in colors on Moulin du Gué, Drypoint in colors
57.91 x 76.96 cm
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€780
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Jun 1, 2021
Artcurial
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Drypoint in colors on Moulin du Gué Signed and numbered "VI / XXX" Edition at 120 + XXX EA 77 x 58 cm Drypoint in colors; signed and justified 30.3 x 22.8 in. Sold 780 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
The Orchids, 1979
Drypoint in colors on Moulin du Gué, Drypoint in colors
Jun 1, 2021
Artcurial
€780
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57.91 x 76.96 cm
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Jun 1, 2021
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€780
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Drypoint in colors on Moulin du Gué Signed and numbered "VI / XXX" Edition at 120 + XXX EA 77 x 58 cm Drypoint in colors; signed and justified 30.3 x 22.8 in. Sold 780 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
Chrysanthemums, 1980
Sold on Jun 1, 2021
€910
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Lithograph in 8 colors
55.88 x 75.95 cm
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€910
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Jun 1, 2021
Artcurial
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Lithograph in 8 colors Signed and justified "EA VI / XXX" 76 x 56 cm Sorlier 343 Lithograph in 8 colors; signed & justified 29.9 x 22 in. Sold 910 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
Chrysanthemums, 1980
Lithograph in 8 colors
Jun 1, 2021
Artcurial
€910
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55.88 x 75.95 cm
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Jun 1, 2021
Artcurial
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€910
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Lithograph in 8 colors Signed and justified "EA VI / XXX" 76 x 56 cm Sorlier 343 Lithograph in 8 colors; signed & justified 29.9 x 22 in. Sold 910 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
Three Roses in a Vase, 1980
Sold on Jun 1, 2021
€1,820
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Lithograph in 7 colors
57.91 x 77.98 cm
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€1,820
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Jun 1, 2021
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Lithograph in 7 colors Signed and justified "EA IV / XXX" 78 x 58 cm Sorlier 352 Lithograph in 7 colors; signed and justified 30.7 x 22.8 in. Sold 1,820 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
Three Roses in a Vase, 1980
Lithograph in 7 colors
Jun 1, 2021
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€1,820
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57.91 x 77.98 cm
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Jun 1, 2021
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€1,820
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Lithograph in 7 colors Signed and justified "EA IV / XXX" 78 x 58 cm Sorlier 352 Lithograph in 7 colors; signed and justified 30.7 x 22.8 in. Sold 1,820 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
Artichoke flowers, 1980
Sold on Jun 1, 2021
€1,430
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Lithograph in 7 colors, Lithograph in colors
58.22 cm
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€1,430
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Jun 1, 2021
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Lithograph in 7 colors Signed and justified "EA VII / XXX" Edition at 150 + "XXX EA" 76 × 56 cm Sorlier 344 Lithograph in colors; signed and justified 22.92 × 22.04 in. Sold 1,430 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
Artichoke flowers, 1980
Lithograph in 7 colors, Lithograph in colors
Jun 1, 2021
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€1,430
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58.22 cm
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Jun 1, 2021
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€1,430
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Lithograph in 7 colors Signed and justified "EA VII / XXX" Edition at 150 + "XXX EA" 76 × 56 cm Sorlier 344 Lithograph in colors; signed and justified 22.92 × 22.04 in. Sold 1,430 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
Toréro (purple costume), 1966
Sold on Jun 1, 2021
€4,940
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Lithograph in 9 colors, Lithograph in colors signed and numbered
54.0 x 75.01 cm
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€4,940
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Jun 1, 2021
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Lithograph in 9 colors Signed and numbered 35/150 75 x 54 cm - framed Sorlier 93 Lithograph in colors signed and numbered 29.53 x 21.26 in Sold 4,940 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
Toréro (purple costume), 1966
Lithograph in 9 colors, Lithograph in colors signed and numbered
Jun 1, 2021
Artcurial
€4,940
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295% est
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54.0 x 75.01 cm
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Jun 1, 2021
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€4,940
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Lithograph in 9 colors Signed and numbered 35/150 75 x 54 cm - framed Sorlier 93 Lithograph in colors signed and numbered 29.53 x 21.26 in Sold 4,940 € * Results are displayed including buyer's fees and taxes. They are generated automatically and can be modified.
Fleurs dans un pichet, 1956
Sold on May 25, 2021
HK$1,000,000
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oil on canvas
48.6 x 64.0 cm
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HK$1,000,000
Auction Sale
May 25, 2021
Christie's
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BERNARD BUFFET (1928 - 1999) signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 56' (upper right) oil on canvas 64 x 48.6 cm (25 1/4 x 19 in.) Painted in 1956
Fleurs dans un pichet, 1956
oil on canvas
May 25, 2021
Christie's
HK$1,000,000
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48.6 x 64.0 cm
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May 25, 2021
Christie's
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HK$1,000,000
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BERNARD BUFFET (1928 - 1999) signed and dated 'Bernard Buffet 56' (upper right) oil on canvas 64 x 48.6 cm (25 1/4 x 19 in.) Painted in 1956
Tête de Clown, 1999
Sold on May 24, 2021
HK$4,750,000
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oil on canvas
81.0 x 116.0 cm
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HK$4,750,000
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May 24, 2021
Christie's
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BERNARD BUFFET (1928-1999) signed 'Bernard Buffet' (lower left) and dated '1999' (lower right) oil on canvas 116 x 81 cm. (45 5/8 x 31 7/8 in.) Painted in 1999
Tête de Clown, 1999
oil on canvas
May 24, 2021
Christie's
HK$4,750,000
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81.0 x 116.0 cm
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May 24, 2021
Christie's
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HK$4,750,000
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BERNARD BUFFET (1928-1999) signed 'Bernard Buffet' (lower left) and dated '1999' (lower right) oil on canvas 116 x 81 cm. (45 5/8 x 31 7/8 in.) Painted in 1999
Le Canal, 1955
Sold on Apr 30, 2021
$138,600
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Oil on canvas
147.0 x 89.5 cm
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$138,600
Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Signed Bernard Buffet and dated 55 (upper left) Oil on canvas 35 ¼ by 57 ¾ in. (89.5 by 147 cm) Framed: 37 by 59 ½ in. (94 by 151 cm) Painted in 1955. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Galerie Maurice Garnier.
Le Canal, 1955
Oil on canvas
Apr 30, 2021
Sotheby's
$138,600
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147.0 x 89.5 cm
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Apr 30, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$138,600
Description
Signed Bernard Buffet and dated 55 (upper left) Oil on canvas 35 ¼ by 57 ¾ in. (89.5 by 147 cm) Framed: 37 by 59 ½ in. (94 by 151 cm) Painted in 1955. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Galerie Maurice Garnier.
Elizy, Le Vieux pont et l'église en hiver, 1975
Sold on Apr 30, 2021
$69,300
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Oil on canvas
130.2 x 89.2 cm
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$69,300
Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Signed (upper right); dated 1975 (upper left); titled (on the reverse) Oil on canvas 35 ⅛ by 51 ¼ in. (89.2 by 130.2 cm) Framed: 44 ½ by 60 ½ in. (113 by 154 cm) Painted in 1975. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Jacques Gasbarian & Ida Garnier.
Elizy, Le Vieux pont et l'église en hiver, 1975
Oil on canvas
Apr 30, 2021
Sotheby's
$69,300
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1% est
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Painting
130.2 x 89.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2021
Sotheby's
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$69,300
Description
Signed (upper right); dated 1975 (upper left); titled (on the reverse) Oil on canvas 35 ⅛ by 51 ¼ in. (89.2 by 130.2 cm) Framed: 44 ½ by 60 ½ in. (113 by 154 cm) Painted in 1975. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Jacques Gasbarian & Ida Garnier.
Grand d'espagne 西班牙盛世, 1959
Sold on Apr 18, 2021
HK$4,032,000
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Painting
oil on canvas
99.06 x 194.95 cm
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HK$4,032,000
Auction Sale
Apr 18, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from an Important Private Asian Collection 1928 - 1999 Grand d'espagne oil on canvas  signed in French and dated 59 E. David and M. Garnier label affixed to the stretcher on the reverse  195 by 100 cm; 76 ¾ by 39 ⅜ in.  The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Galerie Maurice Garnier This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Galerie Maurice Garnier ---------------------------------------------- 亞洲重要私人收藏 貝爾納・布菲 1928 - 1999 西班牙盛世 油畫畫布 一九五九年作 款識 59(右上) 195 x 100 cm; 76 ¾ x 39 ⅜ in. 註:畫背貼有E·戴維及莫里斯·賈尼耶標籤 本作之真確性已獲莫里斯·賈尼耶畫廊確認 附:莫里斯·賈尼耶畫廊開立之作品保證書
Grand d'espagne 西班牙盛世, 1959
oil on canvas
Apr 18, 2021
Sotheby's
HK$4,032,000
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10% est
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Painting
99.06 x 194.95 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 18, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
HK$4,032,000
Description
Property from an Important Private Asian Collection 1928 - 1999 Grand d'espagne oil on canvas  signed in French and dated 59 E. David and M. Garnier label affixed to the stretcher on the reverse  195 by 100 cm; 76 ¾ by 39 ⅜ in.  The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Galerie Maurice Garnier This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Galerie Maurice Garnier ---------------------------------------------- 亞洲重要私人收藏 貝爾納・布菲 1928 - 1999 西班牙盛世 油畫畫布 一九五九年作 款識 59(右上) 195 x 100 cm; 76 ¾ x 39 ⅜ in. 註:畫背貼有E·戴維及莫里斯·賈尼耶標籤 本作之真確性已獲莫里斯·賈尼耶畫廊確認 附:莫里斯·賈尼耶畫廊開立之作品保證書