STONE, Marcus. 21806

£45

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘Marcus Stone’, congratulating “My dear Robinson”. delighted that “the knightly band is increased by the addition of a man of real worth …” 1 page 7 x 4 inches, fine. 8 Melbury Road, Kensington, 23 June 1893. Marcus Stone (1840 – 1921), painter, son of Frank Stone, ARA, was trained by his father and began to exhibit at the Academy before he was eighteen; and a few years later he illustrated with much success books by Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, and other writers, friends of his family.