Joseph Mallord William Turner

Groups of Shipping in the Pool of London near the Custom House and London Bridge, a Buoy &c

c.1825

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 108 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07018
Turner Bequest CV 28

Catalogue entry

Four or five separate sketches are drawn here, including a view of the Custom House from mid-Thames, looking towards London Bridge, drawn across the lower half of the leaf. See Introduction to the sketchbook for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including the Custom House and London Bridge.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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