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Circle of Samuel Scott (1702-1772)
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Circle of Samuel Scott (1702-1772)

View of the river Thames at Westminster Bridge with Lambeth Palace, St. John's Smith Square, the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey

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Circle of Samuel Scott (1702-1772)
View of the river Thames at Westminster Bridge with Lambeth Palace, St. John's Smith Square, the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey
oil on canvas
34½ x 57in. (87.63 x 144.78cm.)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

The view depicts Westminster Bridge, completed and opened in 1750. Beyond the bridge, on the left is Lambeth Palace, and on the right St. John the Evangelist, Smith Square, the turrets of St. Stephen's Chapel, occupied at this date by the House of Commons, Westminster Hall and Westminster Abbey. The stone alcoves on Westminster Bridge, each with lamps on top, were used by pedestrians for shelter in showery weather.
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