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The SS Walsh 2015, oil on board 63.5 x 50.8 cm 25 x 20 ins It stood at the crest of a hill and it resembled the prow of a ship. Where Battersea Rise and Lavender Sweep meet at a sharply acute angle… Seen from the road, the house had a certain naval quality, with… its dramatic air of forging ahead, as if it were surging through the waves of Battersea and pulling the neighbouring shops along with it. (The Falling Angels, John Walsh)  Perhaps this is what that lady was alluding to when I was painting Lavender Hill (see p15)! 

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JP Art Gallery Benjamin Hope Observations 2015  
JP Art Gallery Benjamin Hope Observations 2015  

A catalogue of works by Benjamin Hope for the 'Observations' exhibition at JP Art Gallery, London, November 2015

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