Artist Stephen Bone: Design for Picadilly Circus underground station, 1929

Artist Stephen Bone (1904-1958): Design for Picadilly Circus underground station, 1929

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Stephen Bone (1904-1958):
Design for Picadilly Circus underground station, 1929
Framed (ref: 5312)
Signed , inscribed and dated,

Descend Travel Underground to do your shopping, whatever it may be....
Gouache, squared
19 x 29 1/2 in. (48.4 x 75 cm.)

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Provenance: The Artists Family

Bone attended the Slade between 1922 and 1924.  The names of his  teachers appear humorously  in the shop names - Henry Tonks Confectioner, R. Schwarbe Stamps Bought and Sold.  Bone's  1928 mural for Picadilly Circus Underground Station had a similar theme of shops on the high street. 



Piccadilly Circus Underground station. View taken in the booking hall showing a team of workmen fixing five mural panels, by artist Stephen Bone, onto a wall space above the escalator shaft. Photographed by Topical Press , 17 Mar 1929