This lot consists of a HAND PAINTED acrylic on canvas, Hand Signed "Bernard Buffet" at bottom right. Image depicts a spacious arrangement of blue hortensias. They strike an impressive figure, framed by pointed emerald leaves, popping out against a neutral backdrop. On the reverse side of the framed canvas, stamps read, "B. Altman & Co., Gallery of Fine Pictures", as well as "Subject 'Hortensias', Bernard Buffet, 18 x 14 inches", and a small canvas patch with the handwritten name (perhaps signature?) that reads "B. Buffet". Done in the Neo-Expressionist, almost primitive style of Modern Artist Bernard Buffet (French, 1928-1999). Framed piece measures approximately 15.25" x 19".
Approx. Overall = 15.25" x 19" / Sight = 13.5" x 17.5".
Finger Lakes Auction has been commissioned to liquidate several important collections of fine art. The pieces in this auction come from established collectors both in the United States and Overseas. This is one of the pieces from those collections. This item is being sold 'as is'. Unless otherwise noted, authenticity has not been firmly established.
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