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Ben Johnson: An Artist’s Perspective

Take a tour of the collection with artist Ben Johnson – discover how painters throughout history have constructed architecture and space.

Canaletto: 'The Stonemason's Yard'

Ben Johnson: An Artist's Perspective
Canaletto, 'The Stonemason's Yard' – 1 min 10 secs

Ben Johnson on why he enjoys the humility and honesty of Canaletto's Stonemason's Yard – the subject of a new work he is creating for the National Gallery.

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