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The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, October 16, 1834
The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, October 16, 1834, 1834-1835
Joseph Mallord William Turner, English
Oil on canvas
36 1/4 x 48 1/2 inches (92.1 x 123.2 cm) Framed: 46 × 58 7/16 × 5 1/2 inches (116.8 × 148.4 × 14 cm)
The John Howard McFadden Collection, 1928
M1928-1-41
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Dreadful Fire! The Burning of the Houses of Parliament
November 23, 1984 - January 6, 1985
The first reunion of a pair of masterpieces, one from the Museum's collection and one belonging to the Cleveland Museum of Art, painted by J.M.W. Turner in response to the disastrous fire in the Houses of Parliament in 1834, shown with watercolor studies and documents.

Organizers

Cleveland Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Sponsor

The Pew Memorial Trust

Curator

Joseph J. Rishel

Itinerary

Cleveland Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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