The Doctor

The Doctor by Sir Samuel Luke Fildes, R. A. (1844-1927). 1891. Oil on canvas. Source: Thomson, frontispiece. This work was once one of the best-known of all late-Victorian paintings, in part because reproductions of it hung in many doctors' offices.


Thomson, David Croal. The Art Annual, 1895: The Life and Work of Luke Fildes, R. A. With numerous illustrations. London: The Art Journal Office (294, City Road, and 26, Ivy Lane), Christmas 1895.

Treuherz, Julian. "Luke Fildes: 'Dumb, Wet, Silent Horrors" in Hard Times: Social Realism in Victorian Art. ed. Julian Treuherz. London: Lund Humphries, 1987. Pp. 83-89.

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