Crowds gather as Christ heals sick people. Lithograph after Benjamin West.
- West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.
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Subject described in Matthew 4.24; similar scenes are also described in e.g. Matthew 11.5, 21.14; Luke 7.22
Pharisees glower on the left. The paralysed woman on the right side of the picture has been said to be a portrait of Mrs Benjamin West, who was by 1811 in declining health; she died in 1814. The sick man in the foreground has been identified as Redmond Barry, the (later blind) brother of the painter James Barry: see von Erffa and Staley
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