MARCUS STONE, A.R.A.

Title

MARCUS STONE, A.R.A.
Studio portrait of Marcus Stone

Date Created

1884

Creator

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London publisher
D. Appleton & Co., New York publisher

Is Version Of

Marcus Stone, ARA, albumen print, approx. 6½ x 8½ in., by Frank Dudman (1855-1918) for Joseph Park Mayall (1839-1922), 1883

Source

F. G. Stephens, Artists at Home, photographed by J. P. Mayall and reproduced in facsimile by photoengraving on copper plates; edited, with biographical notes and descriptions, by Frederick George Stephens (London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington; New York: Appleton & Co., 1884), n.p.

Subject

Stone, Marcus C. (1840-1921), British painter and illustrator

Date Issued

April 1884

Date Copyrighted

Photograph copyrighted September 14, 1883. Copyright owner of photograph, Joe Parkin Mayall, 548 Oxford Street, London. Copyright author of photograph, Frank Dudman, 27 Bloemfontein, Shepherds Bush, London (Public Records, National Archives, Kew, COPY 1/365/264).
Copyright description: "Photograph of Mr Marcus Stone A R A, & interior of his studio. Seated, palette in hand, 3/4 face."

Description

The artist sits upright in a wooden chair on the right side of the composition, in front of a fireplace covered by his notes. He studies his canvas while holding a paintbrush and palette. Chairs, full bookcases, and desks occupy the left side of the composition, behind which hangs a large wall tapestry.

Is Referenced By

“Short Notices.” The Derby Mercury (Derby, England), issue 8831, April 16, 1884. "The photo-engravings (representing Messrs. J. E. Millais, S. Cousins, G. A. Lawson, and Marcus Stone in their studios) are very graphic and agreeable, and the accompanying biographical sketches are informing and well written."
“Reviews.” The Art Journal 46 (1884): 256. "The portraits of Mr. Millais and Mr. Marcus Stone are excellent likenesses, but those of Mr. Alma-Tadema and Mr. Pettie somehow miss the distinguishing characteristics of the two men."
Helen Valentine, ed., Art in the Age of Queen Victoria: Treasures from the Royal Academy of Arts Permanent Collection (London: Royal Academy of Arts in association with Yale University Press, 1999), repr. p. 35, fig. 5.
Reproduced in "Stone, Marcus C.," Benezit Dictionary of Artists in Oxford Art Online.
Caroline Dakers, The Holland Park Circle: Artists and Victorian Society (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1999), repr. p. 166, fig. 75.

Rights

The online edition of this work in the public domain, i.e., not protected by copyright, has been produced by the Emory University Digital Library Program.

Identifier

FOLIO2011_134_030.tif

Contributor

Stuart A. Rose Manuscripts and Rare Books Library, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Omeka record contributed by Anna Mahony

Date Submitted

October 1, 2016

Date Modified

December 2, 2016
January 20, 2017, by LM

Original Format

Photoengraving on copper

Image size

6 1/2 in. x 8 5/8 in. (16.4 cm x 22 cm)

Sheet size

10 7/8 in. x 14 1/2 in. (27.7 cm x 36.8 cm)

Inscriptions

(Printed on the mount beneath the image) J P Mayall Photo | London published by Sampson Low Marston Searle & Rivington 188 Fleet St. | Park Lane Studio London | MARCUS STONE, A. R. A.

Notes

Another version of the photograph was copyrighted on September 14, 1883: Photographers' advertisement on reverse of photograph. Copyright owner of photograph: Joe Parkin Mayall, 548 Oxford Street, London. Copyright author of photograph: Frank Dudman, 27 Bloemfontein, Shepherds Bush, London. Description: "Photograph of Mr Marcus Stone A R A, & interior of his studio at 8 Grove End Road St Johns Wood. Palette in hand, seated, profile face" (Public Records, National Archives, KEW, COPY 1/365/263).

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Collection

Reference

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London publisher, MARCUS STONE, A.R.A.

Cite As

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London publisher and D. Appleton & Co., New York publisher, “MARCUS STONE, A.R.A.,” Victorian Artists at Home, accessed April 24, 2024, https://artistsathome.emorydomains.org/items/show/12.

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