Depicts Peter at the foot of Dorcas' bed, surrounded by the former recipients of her charity who marvel at her restoration and show Peter the garments she had made for them.
The Raising of Dorcas (Tabitha) by Sir Stanley Spencer, 19201925
© Estate of Stanley Spencer 2007. All Rights Reserved, DACS.
- Drawing on card
- 37 x 42 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,500 ( Total: £11,000)
- Acquired in:
- Christopher Powney
The drawing exemplifies Spencer's interest in depicting Biblical scenes set in the familiar setting of his native Cookham, and his development as one of the most skilled designers of figure compositions of his time.