Queen Alexandra

1 portrait

Queen Alexandra, after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes, 1920 (1894) - NPG 1889 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Queen Alexandra

after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
oil on canvas, 1920 (1894)
50 1/2 in. x 40 1/2 in. (1283 mm x 1029 mm)
Given by King George V, 1920
Primary Collection
NPG 1889

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  • Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), Queen of Edward VII. Sitter associated with 436 portraits, Artist associated with 10 portraits.

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  • Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes (1843-1927), Illustrator and genre and portrait painter. Artist associated with 13 portraits, Sitter in 14 portraits.

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The portrait was commissioned and presented to the Gallery by her son George V in 1920 as a copy from the artist of the portrait originally painted in 1894 for his wedding. The dog, a Japanese Chin, is probably one called Punch, a particular favourite of Alexandra's.

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