MARKS, Henry Stacy. 19985

£35

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘H.Stacy Marks’, to “My dear Dalziel’, discussing at some length the current exhibition of works by George John Pinwell (1842-1875), painter in watercolour. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, fine. 15 Hamilton Terrace, 23 February 1876. Henry Stacy Marks (1829-1898), artist. Marks became a member of the St John’s Wood Clique in 1862. As his career progressed, he became increasingly interested in painting birds. Possibly his most famous painting is A Select Committee (1891) which is now in the Walker Art Gallery. He was elected as a member of the Royal Academy following his painting Convocation, which was exhibited in 1878. Most of his paintings of birds were watercolours, which he exhibited at the Old Watercolour Society or at the Fine Art Society.