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

Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

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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Luke Fildes

by Samuel Mather Webster
albumen carte-de-visite, mid-late 1860s
NPG x136471


Luke Fildes

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


Luke Fildes

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


Luke Fildes

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


Luke Fildes

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


Luke Fildes

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


Luke Fildes

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


Luke Fildes

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


Luke Fildes

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


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


Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes ('Men of the Day. No. 552')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 24 December 1892
NPG D44626


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