Saint Paul healing the sick. Engraving by H. Pauquet and J. Massard, 18--, after Molinchon after E. Le Sueur, 1645.
- Le Sueur, Eustache, 1616-1655.
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Various different types of sick people kneel before the saint: left to right, a woman with a sick child, a maniac possessed by a devil and manacled at the foot, a blind man with his dog, and a man with a crutch. Apparently, therefore, the picture shows no particular miracle but Paul's miracle's in general, as in Acts c. 19, v. 11 "And God wrought special miracles by the hands of Paul". Above, on a platform sits an official modelled on Sergius Paulus, the proconsul of Cyprus, in Raphael's cartoon of the blinding of Elymas (Acts 13: 7-12)
Wellcome Library no. 8680i
After: a painting by E. Le Sueur, 1645, presented by him to the Académie de Saint-Luc, and offered for sale at Christie's, New York, 28 January 2009, lot 47 (catalogue with extensive bibliography)