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The bent tree
(L'Arbre penché)

oil on canvas
44.3 × 58.5 cm
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1907
Gallery location
Late 19th & early 20th Century Paintings & Decorative Arts Gallery
Level 2, NGV International

Collection of E. Alexander Young (1828–1907)[1], London, by 1888–1906, as L’Arbre Penché (Matin)[2]; by whom sold to Agnew's (dealer), London, 1906, stock no. Y5; from where purchased, on the advice of the Sir George Clausen and Bernard Hall, for the Felton Bequest, 28 March 1907.

[1] Young was an accountant at the firm Turquands, Youngs & Co.. This firm merged with Ernst & Whinney and many other companies to eventually become Ernst & Young.

[2] Young collection catalogue no. 682