Joseph Mallord William Turner

Waterloo Bridge, with St Paul’s Cathedral and Somerset House; Thames Barge in the Foreground

c.1808–10

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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
D07102
Turner Bequest CV 76

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, the subject continues on folio 85 verso (D07101; Turner Bequest CV 75a). 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 not to folio 81 (D07092; Turner Bequest CV 71).

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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