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Where the original paintings can be seen
[1]   The Thames Below Westminster, 1871 – Claude Monet (National Gallery, London,
[2]   The Last of Old Westminster, 1862 – James McNeill Whistler (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,
[3]   The Houses of Parliament from Westminster Bridge, 1906 – André Derain (Cleveland Museum of Art,

[4]   Big Ben, 1897 or 1907 – Childe Hassan (Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington,
[5]   Houses of Parliament, Effect of Sunlight, 1903 – Claude Monet (Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York,

[6]   Big Ben, London, c.1906 – André Derain (Musée d’Art Moderne, Troyes, France,
[7]   Westminster Bridge and the Fire of 1834 – JMW Turner (Philadelphia Museum of Art,
[8]   The Palace of Westminster, 1906–07 – André Derain (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,

[9]   The Palace of Westminster, 1892 – George Vivat Cole (Guildhall Art Gallery, London,

[10] The Houses of Parliament from Millbank, 1861 – David Roberts (Museum of London,

[11]  The Houses of Parliament, 1881 – Winslow Homer (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden/Smithsonian
          Institution, Washington,
[12]  Timber Wharf and Dust Shoot – Site of County Hall, 1906 – William Alister Macdonald (Guildhall Art Gallery,
[13]  Waterloo Bridge: Ebb Tide Taken from Charing Cross Railway Bridge, 1888 – John Crowther (Guildhall Art
          Gallery, London,
[14]  South Bank of the River Thames, between Waterloo and Hungerford Bridges, c. 1870 – Anonymous (The
          Guildhall Library, London,
[15]  Charing Cross Bridge, Overcast Day, 1900 – Claude Monet (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,
[16]  Waterloo Bridge, London, 1903 – Claude Monet (Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg,
[17]  Charing Cross Bridge, London, 1890 – Camille Pissarro (National Gallery of Art, Washington,
[18]  Hungerford Bridge at Charing Cross, 1906–1907 – André Derain (Private Collection)
[19]  Charing Cross Bridge, London, 1906–1907 – André Derain (National Gallery of Art, Washington,
[20]  St. Paul’s from the Surrey Side, 1873 – Charles-François Daubigny (National Gallery, London,
[21]  Blackfriars Bridge, 1906–07 – André Derain (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow,
[22]  Opening of the New Blackfriars Bridge by Queen Victoria, 1869 – George Chambers (The Guildhall Library,
[23]  The River Thames from Blackfriars to Waterloo, 1900 – Henry Tidmarsh (The Guildhall Library, London,
[24]  Construction of the Victoria Embankment in 1865 – E. A. Goodall (Museum of London,
[25]  St. Paul’s from the River: Morning Sun in Winter, 1906–07 – Henri le Sidaner (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool,

[26]  St. Paul’s Cathedral from the Thames, 1906–07 – André Derain (Minneapolis Institute of Art,
[27]  Barges on the Thames (Cannon Street Bridge), 1906–07 – André Derain (Leeds City Art Gallery,
[28]  The Thames by Moonlight with Southwark Bridge, 1884 – John Atkinson Grimshaw (The Guildhall Library,
[29]  London Bridge, 1906–07 – André Derain (Museum of Modern Art, New York,
[30]  Untitled (The Thames, London), 1883–87 – Frank Myers Boggs (Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia,
[31]  The Port of London, 1906–07 – André Derain (Private Collection)
[32]  Tower Bridge, 1906–07 – André Derain (Fridart Foundation on loan to the Courtauld Gallery, London,
[33]  The Custom House, 1835 – JMW Turner (Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada,
[34]  The Pool of London, 1871 – Claude Monet (National Museum of Wales, Cardiff,
[35]  Boats in the Pool of London, 1871 – Claude Monet (Private Collection)

Useful websites
The sister site to this one which explores the suburbs Paris and other parts of France where leading painters of the Impressionist and Post-impressionist movements lived, worked and found their inspiration. Includes self-guided walks.
Another sister site to this one which explores the South of France where leading painters of the Impressionist and Post-impressionist movements lived, worked and found their inspiration. Includes self-guided walks.

Artsy’s mission is to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. They are a resource for art collecting and education.
A fascinating site which seeks to explore the British landscape through the identification of scenes depicted in various paintings.

Bibliography and further reading
Fragos, Emily (editor): Art and Artists Poems: Alfred A. Knopf, New York London Toronto, 2012

Hardin, Jennifer; House, John and ten-Doesschate Chu, Petra (contributors): Monet’s London (Artists’ Reflections on the Thames, 1859–1914) (exhibition catalogue): Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2005
Labrusse, Rémi; Munck, Jacqueline; House, John; Ireson, Nancy; Vegelin van Claerbergen, Ernst and Wright, Barnaby  (contributors): André Derain – The London Paintings (exhibition catalogue): Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery in association with Paul Holberton Publishing, London, 2005
Lochnan, Katharine (editor): Turner Whistler Monet (exhibition catalogue): Tate Publishing in association with the Art Gallery of Ontario, 2004
Reed, Nicholas: Camille Pissarro at Crystal Palace: Lilburne Press, London, 1995
Reed, Nicholas: Monet and the Thames: Lilburne Press, London, 1998
Thorold, Anne and Erickson, Kristen: Camille Pissarro and his Family: Ashmolean Museum Oxford, 1993