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The Thames from Somerset House

On the right is Old Somerset House, shown before Webb's alterations to the river facade of 1662; on the far left is Lambeth Palace; on the skyline appear (left to right) Westminster Hall, Westminster Abbey, the Banqueting House and Old Northumberland House, with its four turrets. DPG360 is a version of one of a set of Thames views painted by Bol for the diarist John Evelyn (private collection).

Not currently on display

Artist
Cornelis Bol
Date
c.1650
Location
Not currently on display
Dimensions
63.5 x 108.7 cm
Materials
Oil on canvas
Inscription
Signed, bottom right, on fencing: 'CB'
Acquisition
Probably Cartwright Bequest, 1686
Accession number
DPG360