“The streets of London have their map,” Virginia Woolf wrote in her 1922 novel, Jacob’s Room, “but our passions are uncharted. What are you going to meet if you turn this corner?” Just as Woolf wrote about London’s streets, artists for centuries have taken inspiration from the city’s ever-changing architecture. Here is a 400-year history of London’s buildings, through the eyes of its artists. —J.V.
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