Thursday, 7 August 2014

River Thames paintings 1650-1995 part 5

This is part 5 of a 6 – part post on River Thames paintings from 1650 to 1995. For a little background information to the series see part 1 also. For earlier works see part 1 - 4 also.



1903 William Shackleton " Putney Bridge" 
oil on canvas 55.7 x 125 cm 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

1904 Charles Napier Hemy "London River" 
oil on canvas 120.6 x 182.9 cm 
Tate, London

1905 André Derain "Westminster" 
oil on canvas 
Musée de l'Annonciade, Saint-Tropez, France

1905-06 André Derain "Charing Cross Bridge"
oil on canvas 81.7 x 100.7 cm
Museum of Modern Art, New York

1906 André Derain "Blackfriars Bridge" 
oil on canvas 80.7 x 99.5 cm 
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, UK

1906 André Derain "Charing Cross Bridge" 
oil on canvas 80.3 x 100.3 cm 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1906c André Derain "Charing Cross Bridge" 
oil on canvas 81 x 100 cm 
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

1907 Harold Gilman "The Thames at Battersea" 
oil on canvas 60 x 90.5 cm 
Kirkcaldy Museum & Art Gallery, Scotland, UK

before 1909 Paul Maitland "Chelsea Embankment from the River" 
oil on canvas 43.5 x 56.5 cm 
The Hepworth, Wakefield, UK

before 1909 Paul Maitland "At Low Tide" 
oil on canvas 
Chelsea Library, London

before 1909 Paul Maitland "Barges Anchored off Battersea Bridge" 
oil on panel 16.5 x 25.6 cm 
Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, UK

before 1909 Paul Maitland "Boats Moored on the Thames" 
oil on wood 17.1 x 30.5 cm 
York Museums Trust, UK

before 1909 Paul Maitland "The Thames Above Battersea Bridge" 
oil on canvas 
Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, UK

1912 Ambrose McEvoy "The Thames from the Artist's House" 
oil on canvas 63.5 x 76.2 cm 
Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, UK

1912c Ambrose McEvoy "The Thames from the Artist's House in Grosvenor Road" 
oil on canvas 71 x 81 cm 
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, UK

1914-15 Pierre Paulus "The Thames" 
oil on canvas 76.1 x 63.4 cm 
National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff, Wales, UK


1915 Léon de Smet "Waterloo Bridge" 
oil on canvas 51 x 66.2 cm 
National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff, Wales, UK

1915 Sir David Murray "London Bridge from Bankside" 
oil on canvas 
Guildhall Art Gallery, London

before 1916 Henry Muhrmann "The Thames" 
oil on canvas 61 x 92.7 cm 
The Burrell Collection, Glasgow, UK

before 1917 Charles Napier Hemy "Old Chelsea Bridge" 
oil on canvas 60.5 x 90.6 cm 
William Morris Gallery, London

1917 David Muirhead "Battersea Reach" 
oil on canvas 71.1 x 92.1 cm 
Tate, London

1918c Charles Pears "River Plate Pageant"

A large rowing boat that appears to be carrying the King and Queen, passes under London Bridge during a ceremonial pageant. There are further boats on the river Thames in the background and Tower Bridge can also be seen through on of London Bridge’s arches. A large crowd has gathered on the bridge itself.

1918c Charles Pears "River Plate Pageant" 
oil on canvas 41.9 x 64.7 cm 
Imperial War Museum, London

before 1921 James Stevens Hill "The Thames at Southwark" 
oil on canvas 93.3 x 140.2 cm 
Manchester City Galleries, UK

1922-46 Edna Ginesi "The Thames at Hammersmith" 
oil on canvas 51 x 61 cm 
Manchester City Galleries, UK

before1923 Charles William Wyllie "The Thames below Greenwich" 
oil on canvas 45 x 81 cm 
H.M. Government Art Collection, UK

1923 David Muirhead "Estuary of the Thames" 
oil on canvas 40.5 x 61 cm 
Bury Art Museum, UK

1925 Philip Wilson Steer "The Thames from Cheyne Walk" 
oil on canvas 76.5 x 137.5 cm 
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK

1925 Sine MacKinnon "Waterloo Bridge" 
oil on canvas 55.5 x 75.5 cm 
The Hepworth, Wakefield, UK

before 1926 Norman Garstin "Battersea Bridge" 
oil on wood 
York Museums Trust, UK

1930 Christopher Nevinson "View on the Thames ( Tower Bridge from the Pool of London )" 
oil on board 40 x 50 cm 
The Royal Institute of British Architects, London

1930 David Murray Smith "The Thames at Hammersmith" 
oil on canvas 63.5 x 76 cm 
Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery, West Midlands, UK

1930 Sir Henry Rushbury "St. Paul's" 
graphite, ink and watercolour on paper 33 x 49.2 cm 
Tate, London

before 1931 William Lionel Wyllie "The Pool of London" 
oil on canvas 100.5 x 151 cm 
Gallery Oldham, Lancs., UK

before 1931 William Lionel Wyllie "The Rebuilding of Blackfriars Bridge" 
oil on canvas 83 x 145.5 cm 
H.M. Government Art Collection, UK

1932 Alexander Stuart-Hill "The Thames at Charing Cross Bridge" 
oil on board 76.2 x 101.1 cm 
Perth and Kinross Council, Scotland, UK

before 1933 Charles Ernest Butler "The River Thames from Wandsworth Bridge" 
oil on canvas 77 x 102.5 cm 
H.M. Government Art Collection, UK

1934 Jesse Dale Cast "Hollick's Wharf on the Blackwall Reach of the Thames, Greenwich" 
oil on canvas 51 x 76.6 cm 
National Maritime Museum, London

1938c Jesse Dale Cast "A Jetty at Greenwich" 
oil on canvas 33.2 x 62.4 cm 
National Maritime Museum, London

1938c Jesse Dale Cast "Study for A Jetty at Greenwich" 
oil on canvas 16 x 30.5 cm 
National Maritime Museum, London

1938c Jesse Dale Cast "Study for A Jetty at Greenwich" 
oil on canvas 30 x 44.5 cm 
National Maritime Museum, London

1938c Jesse Dale Cast "Study for A Jetty at Greenwich" 
oil on canvas 30.5 x 44cm 
National Maritime Museum, London

1938c Jesse Dale Cast "Study for A Jetty at Greenwich" 
oil on canvas on board 30.5 x 40.5 cm 
National Maritime Museum, London

1938c Jesse Dale Cast "Study for A Jetty at Greenwich" 
oil on canvas on cardboard 21.5 x 31.5 cm 
National Maritime Museum, London

2 comments:

  1. Wonderful selection as always Poul. Great history of the River. Thank you.

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  2. Amazing paintings!! The colors used in all these paintings are absolutely perfect to describe the history of the river. Well I am also working on an Aboriginal Art painting. I am using a very unique historical theme for it.

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