Lot # 002
Bernard Buffet: A Collection of Works Online auction

Bernard Buffet
1928 - 1999 French

Village
oil on board
signed and on verso titled and titled "Le village" on the gallery label and inscribed "80E"
9 1/2 x 16 1/8 in  24.1 x 41cm

Provenance:
Galerie Martal Ltée., Montreal
Private Collection, USA

This elegant oil on board is a stunning example of Buffet’s unique graphic style. His expressive and angular brushstrokes add great dynamism to the piece's overall vertical composition and contrasts boldly with the palette of pastel colors. In Village, as with most of his works, Buffet moves away from realistic representation towards a highly stylized and individual interpretation of cityscapes. Village epitomizes Buffet's uniquely graphic style through its sharp brushstrokes and distinct olor palette.

The authenticity of this lot has been confirmed by Galerie Maurice Garnier, Paris. A certificate can be delivered by the Galerie Maurice Garnier upon request of the buyer. Please note: the certificate is not included with this lot.

Estimate:

$30,000 ~ $50,000 CAD

 
Starting Bid: $22,500 CAD  
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount $
29060 12/10/2017 11:38:14 AM $27,500
21125 12/10/2017 11:34:41 AM $25,000
29492 11/10/2017 1:55:04 PM $22,500

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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