Camberwell Nocturne by David Hepher

Depicts a housing development in Camberwell, London at night.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
210 x 240 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,400 ( Total: £9,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Flowers East Gallery

The artist's treatment of the subject challenges the usual perception of the building as presenting flat, undifferentiated surfaces. The combination of close-up viewpoint and artificial lighting sillhouette the lines of the housing block, creating a striking and heroic image.

Provenance

Flowers East Gallery.

Venue details

Museum of London 150 London Wall, LONDON London EC2Y 5HN 020 7001 9844 www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Entry details

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