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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Shipping in the Thames, with the Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral in the Distance c.1825

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 67 Recto:
Shipping in the Thames, with the Tower of London and St Paul’s Cathedral in the Distance circa 1825
D07068
Turner Bequest CV 59
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘59’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘CV 59’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. See Introduction to the sketchbook for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including the Custom House and the Tower.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Shipping in the Thames, with the Tower of London and St Paul’s Cathedral in the Distance c.1825 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-shipping-in-the-thames-with-the-tower-of-london-and-st-pauls-r1134600, accessed 27 January 2020.