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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Custom House and Monument c.1825

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 45 Recto:
The Custom House and Monument circa 1825
D07040
Turner Bequest CV 41
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘41’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘CV 41’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this is a continuation, looking up-river towards London Bridge, of the view on folio 44 verso (D07039; Turner Bequest CV 40a). St Magnus the Martyr is seen at right.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The Custom House and Monument 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-the-custom-house-and-monument-r1134564, accessed 20 May 2019.