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Bernard Buffet
1928 - 1999
NATURE MORTE AU CRABE
signed Bernard Buffet (upper right) and dated 1989 (upper left)
oil on canvas
73.5 by 92cm., 28 7/8 by 36 1/4 in.
Painted in 1989.
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Maurice Garnier.

Provenance

Galerie Maurice Garnier, Paris
Sale: Christie's, London, 7th February 2007, lot 365
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Description

‘For me, the notion of realism corresponds to the recognition of objects, of nature. Realist painting for me is concreteness… realism consists in the representation of things’

(Bernard Buffet, quoted in N. Adamson, 'The Last Big Artist in Paris, Bernard Buffet', in Art Journal of the National Gallery of Victoria, no. 44, 2004, n.p.).

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