Joseph Mallord William TurnerShipping near London Bridge 1820-5

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Artist
Title
Shipping near London Bridge
From Tabley No.3 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CV
Date 1820-5
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 108 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07021
Turner Bequest CV 29 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 32 Verso:
Shipping near London Bridge 1820–5
D07021
Turner Bequest CV 29a
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
St Paul’s Cathedral is seen on the right. The view extends slightly on to folio 33 (D07022; Turner Bequest CV 30), otherwise occupied by a landscape subject. 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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