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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Old Admiralty Building and its Screen, Whitehall, London c.1808-11

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 53 Verso:
The Old Admiralty Building and its Screen, Whitehall, London circa 1808–11
D08029
Turner Bequest CXIV 53a
Pencil on white wove paper, 87 x 117 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This very rough drawing shows the southern half of the façade of the Old Admiralty behind its screen on Whitehall, London. The sketch continues with the northern half in more detail on folio 54 recto opposite (D08030), under which the subject is discussed.

Matthew Imms
January 2012

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘The Old Admiralty Building and its Screen, Whitehall, London c.1808–11 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2012, 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-old-admiralty-building-and-its-screen-whitehall-london-r1134808, accessed 30 November 2020.