Bernard Buffet

French (1928 - 1999)

Bernard Buffet was a French painter.
Based on records, Bernard Buffet's estimated art value is C$200,000 (*)

Bernard Buffet's work could be available for sale at public auction with prices in the range of C$25,000 - C$500,000, or even much higher.

From records, the highest price paid at auction for an oil painting work attributed to Bernard Buffet (1928-1999) was C$413,000 - paid for "Toreador" at Heffel in Vancouver on Thu, Oct 29, 2015. has 33 auction art sale records for their oil painting results, with prices in the range of C$25,000 to C$500,000.

Saskatchewan NAC Auction House Biography and Notes

Bernard Buffet was born on July 10, 1928, in Paris. He was a French painter of Expressionism and a member of the anti-abstract art group L'homme Temoin. He studied art at the Ecole Nationale superieure des Beaux-Arts and worked in the studio of the painter Eugene Narbonne. Buffet's was a bleak vision of the world that captured the mood of post-war alienation that gripped France after World War II. He documented life in a cubist style, using thick black strokes with contrasts of meager greens and blues. His work is widely collected and can be found in the collections of both the Tate and the Pompidou Centre in Paris and many other collections. Buffet died on October 4, 1999, in Tourtour, France.

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