Where to buy an original work of Bernard Buffet?

Do you like sculpture? Are you fond of paintings which are made by very famous artists? If you are fascinated by lithography, you must surely know the painter, Bernard de Buffet. A very popular painter, who was able to draw on many themes, in many paintings. But who really is Bernard Buffet? Do you know any original work by Bernard Buffet? And where to buy his works?

Who is Bernard Buffet?

Bernard Buffet was born on 10 July, 1928 in Paris. He is a well-known painter, draughtsman and lithographer. Since 1943, Bernard Buffet attended drawing classes every evening and in 1944, he succeeded in entering the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He might have exhibited a self-portrait at the Salon des Moins de trente ans in 1946. After that, in 1948, he displayed “L’homme accoudé” at the Salon des Indépendants. In 1948, Bernard Buffet signed a pact of attribution with Emmanuel David, which was later shared with Maurice Garnier. Throughout his life, in his exhibitions, he always won numerous prizes. He was elected to the Académie des Beaux-arts in 1974 and was decorated with the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in 1993. Unfortunately, after all this, he suffered from Parkinson’s disease and could no longer paint. Bernard de Buffet died on 4 October 1999 in Tourtour. You can find the original work of Bernard Buffet online.

Bernard de Buffet’s most famous works

This famous painter created thousands of paintings, yet there are some paintings that really marked his career as an artist. Among the original works of Bernard Buffet, which made him really famous, is “Clown’s Head”. It is a worldwide well-known painting which has been sold in hundreds of thousands of copies. In fact, this is a painting that is known for its circus theme. Several clowns have been painted by the famous Buffet. The Clown with the Pointed Hat is one of his most expensive works. In addition to this masterpiece, we find Paravent, L’Église, Don Quichotte: the Duègnes (1988) and Roses in a Blue Vase, which are also well-known works by Bernard de Buffet. Lilies and Hyacinths and New York IV are other works which had also made this painter very popular. Not to mention Virginie et Danièle, Le Crapaud, two naked men in 1947, and La poissonnière in 1951, other paintings by the artist Bernard de Buffet which embellished his collection and accentuated his fame.

Where can I buy paintings by Bernard de Buffet?

Apparently, many works by Bernard de Buffet were sold during the exhibitions and flashbacks. For instance, we find the Bat, which is a duplicate of the one that was used for the illustration of Maldoror’s Fields; the 8-colour portrait sold on Arches vellum; the butterfly flowers and the giant drawing in “5 colours” which are also oversold works.

Indeed, if you want to buy an original work of Bernard Buffet, don’t miss the auctions or you can also go to specialized museums like the Estades gallery in France for example. You can also find sales of his works online.