Joseph Mallord William TurnerShipping off the Custom House near London Bridge c.1825

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Artist
Title
Shipping off the Custom House near London Bridge
From Tabley No.3 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CV
Date c.1825
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 108 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07042
Turner Bequest CV 42
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 46 Recto:
Shipping off the Custom House near London Bridge circa 1825
D07042
Turner Bequest CV 42
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘80 ... 40 | 10 | 12 || 12 | 18’ at left, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. See Introduction to the sketchbook for this subject and for related plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including the Custom House.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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