The Opening of Waterloo Bridge by John Constable

The Opening of Waterloo Bridge, (Whitehall Stairs, June 18th, 1817).

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
134 x 220 cm
Art Fund grant:
£250,000 ( Total: £2,945,650; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1988

A panorama of the Thames from Whitehall to St Paul's as viewed from the garden of Pembroke House.

Provenance

Artist's sale, Foster's, 1836; Moseley, 1838; Charles Birch, 1839; Christie's, 1853; Henry Wallis; Foster's, 1858; Davenport, 1861; Kirkman D.Hodgson; Sir Charles Tennant, 1892; by descent to Lord Glencomer; Henry Ferguson, 1955; priva

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