Joseph Mallord William Turner

London Bridge, with the Monument and the Church of St Magnus King and Martyr

?1794–5

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 345 x 223 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00696
Turner Bequest XXVIII K

Display caption

Although born in London, Turner made few finished watercolours of the city or its buildings. However, Old London Bridge particularly engaged his attention, and he drew it a number of times.

Gallery label, August 2004

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