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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Boats and Shipping near London Bridge 1820-5

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 31 Verso:
Boats and Shipping near London Bridge 1820–5
D07019
Turner Bequest CV 28a
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Several boats are sketched here, and a separate view of St Paul’s Cathedral from the Thames at top left of the leaf, while the lower portion has an extension of the view of the river looking towards the cathedral on folio 32 (D07020; Turner Bequest CV 29). 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, ‘Boats and Shipping near London Bridge 1820–5 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-boats-and-shipping-near-london-bridge-r1134540, accessed 09 March 2021.