Joseph Mallord William Turner

Waterloo Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral; Two Thames Barges Moored

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
D07104
Turner Bequest CV 77

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, the subject continues on folio 86 verso (D07103; Turner Bequest CV 76a). See Introduction for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including London Bridge, the Custom House and the Tower. For Waterloo Bridge, see note to folio 81 (D07092; Turner Bequest CV 71).

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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