The Houses of Parliament from Millbank by David Roberts

This painting is part of a series of paintings of London from the river Thames, begun by Roberts in 1860, which may have been suggested to him by JMW Turner.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
61 x 106 cm
Art Fund grant:
£13,977 ( Total: £171,650)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Christie's

Depicts the New Palace of Westminster rising over the houses and boats from the Old Horse Ferry.

Provenance

Painted for Charles T Lucas; Christie's, 1896; George Lucas; Thomas Lucas; Christie's, 1902; Lepper; Christie's, 1910; Vicars; Mrs Henry Folland; Christie's, 1945; ER Bowring; Richard Green; Private collector.

Venue details

Museum of London 150 London Wall, LONDON London EC2Y 5HN 020 7001 9844 www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Entry details

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