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

Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 12 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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Luke Fildes

by Samuel Mather Webster
albumen carte-de-visite, mid-late 1860s
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x27579

Luke Fildes

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1879-1880
NPG x27579

x11851

Luke Fildes

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1879-1880
NPG x11851

x20435

Luke Fildes

by W. & D. Downey
carbon print on card and paper mount, published 1894 (1880s?)
NPG x20435

Ax27925

Luke Fildes

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1894 (1880s?)
NPG Ax27925

x7363

Luke Fildes

by Ralph Winwood Robinson, published by C. Whittingham & Co
platinum print, published 1892
NPG x7363

x11852

Luke Fildes

by W. & D. Downey
platinotype cabinet card, circa 1895
NPG x11852

x136029

Luke Fildes

by Richard William Thomas, published by Charles William Faulkner & Co ('C.W.F. & Co')
vintage postcard print, circa 1901
NPG x136029

x136475

Luke Fildes

by Elliott & Fry, or by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills, published by Ogden's
cigarette card, circa 1903, published circa 1903-1907
NPG x136475

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Luke Fildes

by Richard William Thomas, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
vintage bromide postcard print, circa 1901
NPG x197689