Stephen Bone 1904-1958

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August, Isle of Wight

August, Isle of Wight

St.Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral

St.Davids Cathedral

St Davids Cathedral

Stream

Stream

Evening, Gulf of Finland

Evening, Gulf of Finland

Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln Cathedral

Wheat, Warwickshire

Wheat, Warwickshire

Groenburgwal and Zuider Kerk, Amsterdam

Groenburgwal and Zuider Kerk, Amsterdam

View of St. David's

View of St. David's

Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire

Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire

South of France

South of France

View of St. Tropez Harbour

View of St.Tropez Harbour

The Sierra, Nevada, Spain

The Sierra, Nevada, Spain

Trees

Trees

Warwick

Warwick

Biography

Stephen Bone was born in Chiswick into a family of writers and artists. Stephen's father was the painter Sir Muirhead Bone. After Bedales School he studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in 1922-24. From 1920 began showing with the New English Arts Club, won a gold medal for wood engraving at the 1925 Paris International Exhibition. In 1926 shared an exhibition with Robin Guthrie and Rodney Burn a the Goupil Gallery. Exhibited widely in the 1930's including Fine Art Society, Lefevre Gallery and Redfern Gallery. In the late 1930s was active in the AIA, helping German refugees to settle in England and find work. Was the Official War Artist in 1943-45. In 1957 was appointed director of Hornsey College of Art. Sally Hunter Fine Art held retrospective of his work in 1986. The Tate Gallery holds his work (see Art UK).