Bernard Buffet was born in Paris on July 10, 1928, where he joined the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in 1943 at the age of 15. Here he worked in the studio of painter Eugène Narbonne, studying for approximately two years alongside classmates Maurice Boitel and Louis Vuillermoz.

In 1946 Buffet showed his first painting, a self-portrait, at the Salon des Moins de Trente Ans at the Galerie Beaux-Arts. By 1947, he had become a...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1974 Elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts
  • 1971 Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur
  • 1955 Awarded the First Prize by the magazine Connaissance des arts, which named the 10 best post-war artists
  • 1948 Awarded the Critic's Prize at the Galerie Saint-Placide in Paris in conjunction with Lorjou
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    Impressionist and Modern Art Auction 15-16 February 2012

    Bernard Buffet

    Cerises dans un...

    Oil on canvas

    21 x 25.5 in

    Winning bid
    Rs 39,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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