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An image of The widower by Sir Luke Fildes

Sir Luke Fildes

(England 18 Oct 1844 – 27 Feb 1927)

Title
The widower
Year
1875-1876
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

168.9 x 248.3 cm stretcher; 192.5 x 272.0 x 8.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., black paint "Luke Fildes 1875".
Credit
Purchased 1883
Accession number
879
Location
19th c European art
Provenance (2)

Thomas Taylor Esq., 1876-28 Apr 1883, Oxfordshire/England, sold Christie's London 28 April 1883

Christie's London, 28 Apr 1883, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christie's London, 28 April 1883. Purchased from the sale of Mr Tom Taylor's "Aston Rowent" Collection. On loan to the Fine Art Society, 28 April - 24 August 1883.

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Exhibition history (3)

Royal Academy of Arts, 1876, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1876–1876

Victorian Social Conscience, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Aug 1976–19 Sep 1976

Love and death: art in the age of Queen Victoria, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 16 Mar 2002–12 May 2002

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