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Bernard Buffet

Les poissons

Property from the former Collection of Pierre Bergé | Provenant de l'ancienne Collection Pierre Bergé

Bernard Buffet

Bernard Buffet

Les poissons

Les poissons

Property from the former Collection of Pierre Bergé

Bernard Buffet

1928 - 1999

Les poissons


oil on canvas laid down on canvas

63 x 103 cm; 24¾ x 40½ in.

Painted in 1946.


This authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Galerie Maurice Garnier.

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Provenant de l'ancienne Collection Pierre Bergé

Bernard Buffet

1928 - 1999

Les poissons


huile sur toile à matelas marouflée sur toile 

63 x 103 cm; 24¾ x 40½ in.

Peint en 1946.


L'authenticité de cette œuvre a été confirmée par la Galerie Maurice Garnier.

The work has been examined framed. Oil on canvas laid down on canvas. There are craquelures throughout the composition especially a vertical one located along the right edge. Examination under UV light reveals dots and lines of retouching located most predominantly along the upper edge. This work is in overall good condition.


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Simone Buffet, France

Pierre Bergé, Paris (gift from the above)

Thence by descent to the present owner

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Simone Buffet, France

Pierre Bergé, Paris (don du précédent)

Puis par descendance au propriétaire actuel

Jérôme Coignard, Bernard Buffet, Les années 1950, Entretien avec Pierre Bergé, Paris, 2016, no. 23, illustrated (titled Les Rougets)

Bernard Buffet, Catalogue raisonné de l'Œuvre peint, Volume 1: 1941-1953 (ed. Fonds de Dotation Bernard Buffet), Paris, 2019, illustrated p. 12

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Jérôme Coignard, Bernard Buffet, Les années 1950, Entretien avec Pierre Bergé, Paris, 2016, no. 23, reproduit (titré Les Rougets)

Bernard Buffet, Catalogue raisonné de l'Œuvre peint, Volume 1: 1941-1953 (éd. Fonds de Dotation Bernard Buffet), Paris, 2019, reproduit p. 12

Paris, Salon des Indépendants, 1947, no. 480

Paris, Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Rétrospective Bernard Buffet, 2016-17, illustrated in the catalogue p. 25

Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Musée Estrine, Bernard Buffet, La collection Pierre Bergé, 2018

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Paris, Salon des Indépendants, 1947, no. 480

Paris, Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Rétrospective Bernard Buffet, 2016-17, reproduit dans le catalogue p. 25

Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Musée Estrine, Bernard Buffet, La collection Pierre Bergé, 2018