Joseph Mallord William Turner

Shipping in the Pool of London off the Custom House, with St Paul’s Cathedral in the Distance

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
D07069
Turner Bequest CV 59 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. The subject continues on folio 68 (D07070; Turner Bequest CV 60). See Introduction to the sketchbook for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including the Custom House and the Tower.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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