Sir Luke Fildes
(1843 - 1927)
Sir Luke Fildes was active/lived in United Kingdom. Sir Luke Fildes is known for painting.
Biography Sir Luke Fildes
Sir Samuel Luke Fildes originally produced illustrations
for ‘The Graphic’ magazine but gave up working for the magazine in
1870. He turned his full attention to oil painting. He took rank among
the ablest English painters, with The Casual Ward (1874), The Widower (1876), The Village Wedding (1883), An Al-fresco Toilette (1889); & The Doctor (1891), all now in Tate Britain.
He also painted a number of pictures of Venetian life and many notable portraits, among the best known being portraits commemorating the coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. He was elected
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