6 preparatory drawings and sketches for 'The Doctor' (exh.
Drawings relating to 'The Doctor' by Sir Samuel Luke Fildes, c. 18601920
- Acquired in:
- Pamela Myers
RA 1891), one of the artist's best-known works. Set in a humble dwelling, it shows a mortally ill child attended by a concerned physician with the distraught parents in the background. The sombre pathos of this work sparked an enormous popular response, and the engraving after it was published by Agnew in 1892 was extremely successful.
Mrs Pamela Myers (artist's grandaughter).