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Valentine Greatrakes. Oil painting after W. Faithorne.

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[between 1800 and 1899?]

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Greatrakes was renowned for curing the sick by stroking them with his hands. He is shown stroking the left eye and head of a sick boy. In the right background, a country road with a man and woman strolling, a man using crutches, and a man holding crutches not in use (cured of lameness?)

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Faithorne, William

Publication/Creation

[between 1800 and 1899?]

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1 painting : oil on wood ; wood 37 x 33 cm

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Valentine Greatrakes Esq of Affane in ye county of Waterford in ye kingdome of Ireland



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Valentine Greatrakes. Oil painting after W. Faithorne. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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