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Bernard Buffet (July 10, 1928October 4, 1999) was a French painter who was highly acclaimed by the age of twenty. His work had a distinctive sketchy style. It conveyed a sombre mood and mirrored the atmosphere following the Second World War. July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ...


Bernard Buffet was born in Paris and studied art there at the "Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux arts" (National School of the Fine Arts) and worked in the studio of the painter Narbonne. He remained friends with his classmates, the painters Maurice Boitel and Louis Vuillermoz. City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) Administration Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Département Paris (75) Région ÃŽle-de-France Mayor Bertrand Delanoë (PS) City (commune) Characteristics Land Area 86. ... Narbonne (Narbona in Catalan and in Occitan, commonly Narbo especially when referring to the Ancient Rome era) is a town and commune of southwestern France in the Languedoc-Roussillon région. ... Maurice Boitel in 1980 Maurice Boitel (born July 31, 1919) is a French painter. ...


Sustained by the picture-dealer Maurice Garnier, Bernard Buffet worked unceasingly, producing religious pieces, landscapes, portraits and still-lifes. He had at least one major exhibition every year until he committed suicide on Oct. 4, 1999, at his home in Tourtour, Southern France. Aged 71, Buffet was suffering from Parkinson's Disease and was no longer able to work as he wished. Police said that Buffet died around 4 p.m after putting his head in a plastic bag attached around his neck with tape.


Bernard Buffet was married to the writer Annabel Buffet (née Schwob). One of Buffet's disciples, Jean Claude Gaugy[1], was the father of Linear Expressionism.


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  • artnet

External links

  • Musee Bernard Buffet

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Bernard Buffet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (219 words)
Bernard Buffet was born in Paris and studied art there at the "Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux arts" (National School of the Fine Arts) and worked in the studio of the painter Narbonne.
Bernard Buffet was married to the writer Annabel Buffet (née Schwob).
One of Buffet's disciples, Jean Claude Gaugy[1], was the father of Linear Expressionism.
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