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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Waterloo Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral c.1825

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 86 Verso:
Waterloo Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral circa 1825
Turner Bequest CV 76a
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, the subject continues on folio 87 (D07104; Turner Bequest CV 77) to include Somerset House. See Introduction for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including London Bridge, the Custom House and the Tower. For Waterloo Bridge and Somerset House, see note to folio 81 (D07092; Turner Bequest CV 71).

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Waterloo Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral 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-waterloo-bridge-and-st-pauls-cathedral-r1134638, accessed 27 June 2022.