Joseph Mallord William TurnerWaterloo Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral; Two Thames Barges Moored c.1825

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Artist
Title
Waterloo Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral; Two Thames Barges Moored
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
D07104
Turner Bequest CV 77
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 87 Recto:
Waterloo Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral; Two Thames Barges Moored circa 1825
D07104
Turner Bequest CV 77
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘72...’ top right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘77’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘CV 77’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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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