Joseph Mallord William Turner

Waterloo Bridge, with Somerset House

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
D07105
Turner Bequest CV 77 a

Catalogue entry

This view of Waterloo Bridge continues on folio 88 (D07106; Turner Bequest CV 78) to include a view of St Paul’s Cathedral and Blackfriars (not London) Bridge see through the arches. Here, Somerset House is seen at left. 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 and Somerset House, see note to folio 81 (D07092; Turner Bequest CV 71).

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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