Bernard Buffet (bĕrnär´ büfā´), 1928–99, French painter. Buffet's melancholy paintings are characterized by prominent black outlining and grayed, muddied colors. The subjects of his many paintings include still lifes, city scenes, and figures. Buffet illustrated Jean Cocteau's La Voix Humaine (1957).
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