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          Artwork details

          The Doctor, 1891
          Artist
          Sir Luke Fildes
          Product code
          lukfil001
          Artwork code
          n01522
          Artist code
          183
          Original: Oil on canvas 166.4 x 241.9 cm ® Tate, London

          Dark black and yellow painting showing a doctor checking on his female patient. Fildes made several sketches of a fisherman’s cottage in Hope Cove in Devon. He used this visual evidence to build a replica of the cottage in a corner of his studio so he could experiment with the effects of lamplight while dawn was breaking in to the dark interior.

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          Artist details

          English illustrator and painter Sir Luke Fildes, studied at South Kensington before entering the RA Schools in 1866. In 1874 he achieved overnight fame when Applicants for Admission to a Casual Ward was exhibited at the RA. In the same year he first visited Venice, which resulted in a decade of Venetian themes and a focus on depicting beautiful women. For the remainder of his career Fildes specialized in society and state portraits.

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