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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....
19 x 29 1/2 in. (48.4 x 75 cm.)
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