Samuel Like Fildes 1843 1927 important portrait of recurring model and dress 1875 - For Sale

Samuel Like Fildes 1843 1927 important portrait of recurring model and dress 1875
Price: $15000.00
Sir Luke Fildes 1842 1927 Pre-Raphaelite watercolour portrait signed and dated 1875; this important artist recommended by pre-Raphaelite founder John Everett Millais to Charles Dickens, whom hired the artist on the spot after 15 minutes of interview; he was assigned to illustrate the last book of Dickens Edwin Drood ~ masterpiece "The Doctor" commissioned by Henry Tate (Tate Museum Founder) Fildes made a self-portrait with dying child and wife; this art generally seen as blue-print of the ideal doctor... studied with Hubert von Herkommer, generally viewed as Pre-Raphaelite artist ~ condition fine wonderful intricate lace work! In important museums throughout the world ~Very good auction results
The artist used the model very often for his paintings, and interestingly also the dress she is wearing appears in many of his paintings... both dress and model were his favourites
Provenance bonhams auction house

Art (paintings, prints, frames)
Figures & Portraits
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Mark Oliver
15 Wyandot Ave
Algonquin Island
Toronto
Ontario-M5J2E6
Canada
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Email : imtherefore@gmail.com
Phone : 14162038608

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