Subject taken from St John V, 2-8; one of eight paintings commissioned from Murillo for the Hospital de San Jorge, Seville, illustrating works of mercy.
Christ Healing the Paralytic at the Pool of Bethesda by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, 1667Â–1670
Â© National Gallery, London
- Oil on canvas
- 237 x 261 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Executors of W. Graham Robertson through The Art Fund
Purchased for Â£8,000 given to the Art Fund by the Executors of the late Graham Robertson and presented to the National Gallery.
Hospital de San Jorge, Seville; removed by Marshal Soult and taken to Paris by 1812; Colonel George Tomline of Orwell Park, 1846; by descent to George Pretyman; Christie's, 1933; private collector, 1933; Agnew's, 1949.