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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Shipping near London Bridge 1820-5

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 32 Recto:
Shipping near London Bridge 1820–5
Turner Bequest CV 29
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘29’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CV 29’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This view of shipping on the Thames with St Paul’s Cathedral in the distance extends on to folio 31 verso of the sketchbook (D07019; Turner Bequest 28a). 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, ‘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-shipping-near-london-bridge-r1134541, accessed 19 July 2019.