NPG Number
1889
Mkey
86
Sitter/Title
Queen Alexandra
Qualifier
after
Artist(s)
LukeFildes
Date made
1920, based on a work of 1894
Medium
oil on canvas
Credit line
© National Portrait Gallery, London
queen alexandra

86

1889

Queen Alexandra

after

Luke Fildes

1920, based on a work of 1894

oil on canvas

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The portrait was commissioned and presented to the Gallery by her son George V in 1920 as a copy from the artist of the portrait originally painted in 1894 for his wedding. The dog, a Japanese Chin, is probably one called Punch, a particular favourite of Alexandra's.