The Doctor – A Painting

A picture is worth a thousand words

Sir Luke Fildes 1887 Oil painting “The Doctor” is one of the iconic medical paintings.  It is an image used frequently to portray the qualities of a good care giver and to reflect a point of view about medicine and medical care.

A good read for all those aspiring to study and work in medical and nursing fields.


Painting of a doctor looking at child sleeping with man in the background watching doctor

The Doctor exhibited 1891 Sir Luke Fildes 1843-1927

Presented by Sir Henry Tate 1894 .

Image released under Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND (3.0 Unported)

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