Joseph Mallord William TurnerThe Custom House and Monument c.1825

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Artist
Title
The Custom House and Monument
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
D07040
Turner Bequest CV 41
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 45 Recto:
The Custom House and Monument circa 1825
D07040
Turner Bequest CV 41
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘41’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘CV 41’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this is a continuation, looking up-river towards London Bridge, of the view on folio 44 verso (D07039; Turner Bequest CV 40a). St Magnus the Martyr is seen at right.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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