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La Baule

Item Code: BB-baul-p-ps
Medium
Lithograph
Signed
Signed in plate
Width (cm)
60.5
Height (cm)
90
Date of Work
1979
Original lithographic poster printed by Mourlot, Paris. This poster was created for an exhibition at La Baule in the Hotel de Ville from July 29 to August 25, 1979 and the image to the original "La Plage de la Baule 'by Bernard Buffet.
Bernard Buffet portraitBorn in Paris in 1928, Buffet was a precocious artist and, aged 20, he had already won critical acclaim. His work is instantly recognisable, characterised by spiky forms, dark outlines and colours and a mood of despair. It expressed the spiritual alienation of the post-war generation and Buffet enjoyed enormous success in the 1950s.

In 1955 the magazine Connaissance des Arts named him the best of the post-war artists and he went on to hold numerous exhibitions worldwide. He was awarded Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur and in 1973 the Bernard Buffet Museum was opened in Japan. A year later he was elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts. Suffering from Parkinson’s disease, Buffet took his own life in 1999.
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