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.

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


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.

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