4 December 2013
Jacques-Laurent Agasse (Geneva 1767-1849 London)
A landscape with a cart at a ford, with horses watering, a coach beyond
oil on canvas
39½ x 50½ in. (101.3 x 128 cm.)
Possibly the artist's sale (+), Christie's, London, 10 July 1850, lot 20, as Crossing the Brook (1.6 gns. to Booth).
Mrs. V. Clerk (according to labels on the stretcher).
Believed to have been bought by the previous owners' grandfather, and by descent; Christie's, London, 9 December 2009, lot 238 (sold after sale £39,650).
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(Possibly) The artist's Account Books, under 9 September 1809, as A cart crossing a brook (size 1/2 length).
(Possibly) London, British Institution, 1810, no. 253, as Returning from market.
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