Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Old Admiralty Building and its Screen, Whitehall, London

c.1808–11

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 87 x 117 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08029
Turner Bequest CXIV 53 a

Catalogue entry

This very rough drawing shows the southern half of the façade of the Old Admiralty behind its screen on Whitehall, London. The sketch continues with the northern half in more detail on folio 54 recto opposite (D08030), under which the subject is discussed.

Matthew Imms
January 2012

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