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Lived-in artistry

It is refreshing to walk into the home of an artist and his family and to find it as far from the carefully arranged three-lilies-in-a-vase interior as you can get: it feels and looks thoroughly lived in, nothing specially tidied away or carefully arranged. The house is one of the few surviving early nineteenth century residential terraced buildings in St John Street, Clerkenwell, London: tall, narrow and four-storeyed, it was never designed with light and air in mind, nor generous ...

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