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Frank Hobden:
Summer night, 1891

Framed (ref: 65)
Signed and dated

Oil on panel, 6 x 9 3/4 in. (15.2 x 24.8 cm.)

Tags: Impressionnists

Exhibited: Royal Academy, 1891, no. 920

This poignant little study of lamplight, although neo-classical in subject, owes more to Atkinson Grimshaw than to Poynter, or perhaps even to the Dutch luminist, Schendel. Laden with 'mood', it is a dark picture that is full of light.

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