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    Sale 7437

    Victorian and Traditonalist Pictures

    15 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 106

    Marcus Stone, R.A. (1840-1921)

    The Letter

    Price Realised  

    Marcus Stone, R.A. (1840-1921)
    The Letter
    signed and dated 'MARCUS STONE 78' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    12½ x 16 5/8 in. (31.8 x 42.3 cm.)


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    The figure is taken from Stone's Royal Academy exhibit of 1878, no. 71, entitled The Post Bag. Stone often painted smaller, cabinet, pictures, copying admired characters from larger compositions.

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