- Thomas Girtin (1775-1802)
- The Thames from Queenhithe to London Bridge: Colour Study for the Eidometropolis, Section Seven
- (?) 1801
- Medium and Support
- Graphite and watercolour on laid paper
- 20.7 × 44.5 cm, 8 ⅛ × 17 ½ in
- Object Type
- Studio Watercolour; Study for a Panorama
- Subject Terms
- City Life and Labour; London and Environs; The River Thames
- Catalogue Number
- Girtin & Loshak Number
- 226ii as 'Girtin's Panorama of London (Eidometropolis): Sector II'; '1797–8'
- Description Source(s)
- Viewed in 2001, 2002 and 2016
John Jackson (d.1828), almost certainly from his son-in-law, John Girtin (1773–1821); his posthumous sale, Foster's, 24 April 1828, lot 342–45 as 'unfinished Views of London'; bought by 'Colnaghi'; Henry Peter Standly (1782–1844); his posthumous sale, Christie's, 16 April 1845, lot 398, ‘coloured drawings, views of London, the drawings taken on the spot which afterward served to paint the large panorama’; bought by 'C. Hall' £5 15s; Chambers Hall (1786–1855); presented to the Museum, 1855
Munich, 1973, no.131; Manchester, 1975, no.28; London, 1985, no.82e; New York, 1987, no.233; London, 1988a, no.34a; Cleveland, 1991, no.40; Essen, 1992, no.230b; London, 2002, no.157
Binyon, 1898–1907, no.35; Sparrow, 1902, p.94; Davies, 1924, pl.70; Whitley, 1924, fig.6; Mayne, 1949, pp.61–62, p.95; Pragnell, 1968, p.19; Smith, 2018, pp.62–65
- 1 This highly informative review is transcribed in full in the Documents section of the Archive (1802 – Item 3).
- 2 The financial records of the artist's brother John Girtin (1773–1821) include the income he received from the Eidometropolis as well as the expenses he incurred. They are transcribed in the Documents section of the Archive (1804 – Item 1).
- 3 The review of the probable Paris showing of the Eidometropolis is transcribed in the Documents section of the Archive (1804 – Item 2).
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