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Record NGA27/11/1/51

Archive reference number NGA27/11/1/51

Letter from Thos. Agnew & Sons to Reginald Young

Date 7 Dec 1906

Copy record of letter from Thos. Agnew & Sons to Reginald Young regarding an offer made [probably by George Salter] for the purchase from the firm of Agnew's of three paintings:

The Bent Tree, Evening Effect by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

The Environs de Douai by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

The Bord de la Riviere by Charles-François Daubigny

The offer price for the paintings is a combined cash sum plus a work by Rembrandt [cited in the accompanying note of sale as Portrait of Titus].

The Bent Tree, Evening Effect by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot was acquired by the National Gallery through the Salting Bequest in 1910, catalogued as The Leaning Tree Trunk, inventory number NG2625

Named persons featured:

Young, Reginald 1872-

Young, Alexander 1828–1907

Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille 1796 -1875

Daubigny, Charles-François 1817-1878

Harmenszoon van Rijn, Rembrandt 1606-1669

Record type Item
Paintings referenced in this record NG2625

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