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Luke Fildes

(1843-1927), Illustrator and genre and portrait painter

Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes

Sitter in 14 portraits
Artist associated with 13 portraits
Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes first studied art at the Mechanics Institute in Liverpool and at the nearby Warrington School of Art. In 1863 he won a scholarship that enabled him to study at the South Kensington Art School in London and subsequently at the Royal Academy Schools. By the late 1860s he was earning money as an illustrator for such popular periodicals as the Cornhill Magazine and Once a Week.

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Queen Alexandra, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG 1889

Queen Alexandra

after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
oil on canvas, 1920 (1894)
NPG 1889

Sir Frederick Treves, 1st Bt, reduced replica by Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG 2917

Sir Frederick Treves, 1st Bt

reduced replica by Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
oil on canvas board, 1896
NPG 2917

King Edward VII, replica by Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG 1691

King Edward VII

replica by Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
oil on canvas, (1902)
NPG 1691

Sir Paul Fildes, by Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG 4843

Sir Paul Fildes

by Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
oil on canvas, 1919
NPG 4843

Charles Dickens, his characters and the empty chair, after Unknown artist, possibly Harriet Smart Callow, after  John & Charles Watkins, and after  Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG x135439

Charles Dickens, his characters and the empty chair

after Unknown artist, possibly Harriet Smart Callow, after John & Charles Watkins, and after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
albumen print, 1872
NPG x135439

King George V, published by The Graphic, after  Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG D34015

King George V

published by The Graphic, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
colour relief print, published 1893 (1893)
NPG D34015

King George V, published by The Graphic, after  Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG D34015

King George V

published by The Graphic, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
colour relief print, published 1893 (1893)
NPG D34015

Queen Mary, published by The Graphic, after  Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG D34065

Queen Mary

published by The Graphic, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
colour relief print, published 1893 (1893)
NPG D34065

Queen Mary, published by The Graphic, after  Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG D34065

Queen Mary

published by The Graphic, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
colour relief print, published 1893 (1893)
NPG D34065

Queen Alexandra, by Frédéric Auguste La Guillermie, published by  Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after  Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG D33956

Queen Alexandra

by Frédéric Auguste La Guillermie, published by Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
etching, 1895 (1894)
NPG D33956

King Edward VII, published by The Graphic, after  Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG D33852

King Edward VII

published by The Graphic, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
relief halftone, published 11 May 1910 (8 May 1910)
NPG D33852

King Edward VII, published by The Graphic, after  Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes - NPG D33852

King Edward VII

published by The Graphic, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
relief halftone, published 11 May 1910 (8 May 1910)
NPG D33852

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Cecil John Rhodes

after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
photograph, 1955 or before (1899)
NPG D39712

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