Thursday, 7 August 2014

River Thames paintings 1650-1995 part 5

Again, 19 images missing due to ongoing technical issues.

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"

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

1926 before 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 & 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 Government Art Collection

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

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

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 *notes

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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