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FILDES, Luke (1844 - 1927), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FILDES, Luke (1844 - 1927), Painter

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 18 October 1844, in Liverpool; died 27 February 1927, in London.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

Sir Luke Fildes studied art at the South Kensington schools and, later, at the Royal Academy, where he exhibited for the first time in 1867. He was a noted illustrator for the periodicals London Graphic, Cornhill Magazine and Once a Week, and produced drawings

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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