15 Works, October 3rd. is Luke Fildes’ day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #215

Luke Fildes (1843–1927)
A view of Venice, c 1876

Oil on canvas
23.5 x 36.5cm (9 1/4 x 14 3/8in)
Private collection

Sir Samuel Luke Fildes KCVO RA (3 October 1843[2] — 28 February 1927) was a British painter and illustrator born in Liverpool and trained at the South Kensington and Royal Academy Schools. He was the grandson of the political activist Mary Fildes…

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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