Person Male Born 4/7/1840 Died 24/3/1921
Born Marcus Clayton Stone in London, the son of artist Frank Stone who was friends with Thackeray and Dickens. Trained by his father, he was exhibiting at the Royal Academy before he was eighteen. He was recommended by Dickens as an illustrator to several magazines. Elected as an associate to the Royal Academy in 1877. Many of his paintings are of historical incidents. Died at his home, 8 Melbury Street, Kensington.