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This painting represents four episodes from the life of Saint Lawrence (d.258). To the right, he heals a kneeling widow. In the centre a blind man is cured and the feet of the poor are washed. The saint reappears in the centre, responding to Roman officials who demand the Church’s goods. He points to the poor and sick, saying ‘Here is the church’s treasure’. This act of rebellion led to his martyrdom.
oil on canvas
H 61.5 x W 73.5 cm