Joseph Mallord William Turner

Shipping near London Bridge

1820–5

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
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
D07021
Turner Bequest CV 29 a

Catalogue entry

St Paul’s Cathedral is seen on the right. The view extends slightly on to folio 33 (D07022; Turner Bequest CV 30), otherwise occupied by a landscape subject. 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

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