‘On Hampstead Hill’, London, looking down Heath Street, by John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893)

On Hampstead Hill is considered one of Grimshaw’s finest works, exemplifying his skill with a variety of light sources, in capturing the mood of the passing of twilight into night.

John Atkinson Grimshaw was an English Pre-Raphaelite Victorian- artist, a “remarkable and imaginative painter” known for his city night-scenes and landscapes.

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