Turner-The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons



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English: The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, 16th October, 1834



oil on canvas


92 × 123 cm (36.2 × 48.4 in)

Philadelphia Museum of Art


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English: Turner witnessed the fire that burnt down most of the Palace of Westminster on 16 October 1834. He made a watercolour sketch at the time, which he then used as the basis of several larger paintings. As well as this one, he also painted a more distant view with the same title (now at the Cleveland Museum of Art) and The Burning of the Houses of Parliament (Tate Gallery).

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