Joseph Mallord William Turner

London Bridge, with the Monument and the Church of St Magnus King and Martyr

?1794

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 280 x 205 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00695
Turner Bequest XXVIII J

Catalogue entry

See Tate D00696 (Turner Bequest XXVIII K), a watercolour based on this study. Finberg notes the present work as ‘Once No.66 in 3rd Loan Collection (withdrawn September 1904)’,1 but this appears to be in error, the exhibited work being D00696.2
1
Finberg 1909, I, p.57.
2
See Ian Warrell, ‘R.N. Wornum and the First Three Loan Collections: A History of the Early Display of the Turner Bequest Outside London’, Turner Studies, vol.11, no.1, Summer 1991, p.47.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; recently laid down on tissue paper.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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