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Sketch of St Paul's Cathedral from the Embankment, London

PAE2066
Fine art

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Collection Fine art, Prints, drawings and watercolours
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID PAE2066
Description A view of St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London, as seen from the Embankment, by the marine artist William Lionel Wyllie (1851-1931). A cathedral dedicated to St Paul has overlooked the City of London since AD 604. The present cathedral, depicted here, is the fourth to occupy the same site. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, it was built between 1675 and 1710 after its predecessor was destroyed in the Great Fire of London, 1666.
Date made early 20th century

Artist/Maker Wyllie, William Lionel
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials grey wash; graphite
Measurements 253 mm x 354 mm
Parts
  • Sketch of St Paul's Cathedral from the Embankment, London (PAE2066)
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