Plaque

Sir Luke Fildes

Erection date: 1959

Inscription

Sir Luke Fildes, 1844 - 1927, artist, lived here, 1878 - 1927.
London County Council

The ODNB gives his year of birth as 1843.

Site: Sir Luke Fildes (1 memorial)

W14, Melbury Road, 31

This 1877 house (originally number 11) was designed by Sir Norman Shaw for Fildes, and was the home of Michael Winner from 1972 until his death here in 2013. Then Robbie Williams moved in.

2021: The Warrington Guardian adds: "Robbie Williams bought Woodland House – a former home of the late film director Michael Winner – for a reported £17.5 million in 2013. ... it was home to Fildes at the time he was rising to fame in the Victorian arts scene. Fildes moved into the house ... in October 1877 and it remained his home until his death there in February 1927. ... Fildes was to become the most famous graduate of the Warrington School of Art".

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Sir Luke Fildes

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Sir Luke Fildes

Illustrator and portrait painter. Born Samuel Luke Fildes at 22 Standish Stre...

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Sir Luke Fildes

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London County Council

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