15 December 2014

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National Gallery Acquires Corot Masterpiece With Generous Art Fund Grant

The Four Times of Day c1850 by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot  has been purchased for the nation with the help of a grant from the Art Fund. The four panels have a long association with the UK. Representing Morning, Noon, Evening and Night, they were acquired by artist Frederic, Lord Leighton in 1865 and were among the […]

20 January 2011

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Stolen Masterpieces Recovered in Scotland

Works by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Samuel Peploe and Federico Barocci Returned. Poor record keeping and slack security by the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, the Museum of Transport, and Maryhill stores in Scotland has aided the disappearance of at least 10 works of art worth hundreds of thousands of pounds. Three paintings stolen from the gallery, more […]