Exhibit image
4 9.5 (2)

Saints Peter and John Healing the Lame Man  1655

by Nicolas Poussin

At the temple in Jerusalem where the old and infirm beg alms, Peter and John cure a cripple (Acts 3:1–10): "Then Peter said, Silver and gold I have none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk." The composition is indebted to Raphael, and the gestures of the central group are reminiscent of Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam i...
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art