Bad News: A Study

Marcus Stone (1840−1921)

c. 1881

Oil on canvas

32.6 x 20.1 cm (12 11/16 x 7 7/8 inches)

Provenance: bought as Lot 288, Christie's, 9th November 2005.

A study for Bad News exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1882. The costumes suggest that the scene depicted is from the English Civil War period.

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