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Marcus Clayton Stone (1840-1921), Genre painter and illustrator; son of Frank Stone

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 16 portraits
Marcus Stone was the son of painter Frank Stone; he was trained by his father and began to exhibit at the Royal Academy before he was eighteen. Within a few years, he had established himself as a successful illustrator, working on books by Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope and other writers who were friends of his family. In his earlier pictures, he dealt much with historical incidents, but in his later work, he occupied himself chiefly with a type of sentiment popular in the Victorian era. He was elected an associate of the Royal Academy in 1877, and academician in 1887.

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Marcus Clayton Stone

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17277


Marcus Clayton Stone

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1860s
NPG x199003


Marcus Clayton Stone

by Lucas Brothers
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863-1865
NPG Ax14898


Marcus Clayton Stone

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG Ax14900


Marcus Clayton Stone

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, 1865-1870
NPG x199001


Marcus Clayton Stone

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, 1865-1870
NPG x199002


Marcus Clayton Stone

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1882
NPG Ax17689


Marcus Clayton Stone

by and published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, after Frank Dudman, for Joseph Parkin Mayall
photogravure, 1883, published 1884
NPG Ax27821


Marcus Clayton Stone

by Ralph Winwood Robinson, published by C. Whittingham & Co
platinum print, published 1892
NPG x7393


Marcus Clayton Stone

published by Ogden's
cigarette card, published circa 1894-1907
NPG x197045


Marcus Clayton Stone

by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills
bromide cabinet card, circa 1902
NPG x15586


Key to Private View of the Old Masters Exhibition, Royal Academy, 1888

after Henry Jamyn Brooks
photograph, 1919 or after
NPG D42236