J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner Groups of Shipping in the Pool of London near the Custom House and London Bridge, a Buoy &c c.1825

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 31 Recto:
Groups of Shipping in the Pool of London near the Custom House and London Bridge, a Buoy &c circa 1825
D07018
Turner Bequest CV 28
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘28’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CV 28’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Four or five separate sketches are drawn here, including a view of the Custom House from mid-Thames, looking towards London Bridge, drawn across the lower half of the leaf. See Introduction to the sketchbook for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including the Custom House and London Bridge.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Groups of Shipping in the Pool of London near the Custom House and London Bridge, a Buoy &c c.1825 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-groups-of-shipping-in-the-pool-of-london-near-the-custom-r1134539, accessed 03 September 2014.