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Creator:
John Frederick Lewis, 1804–1876, British
Title:
“And the Prayer of Faith Shall Save the Sick”
Date:
1872
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 35 3/4 x 27 7/8 inches (90.8 x 70.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in black paint, lower right: "J.F. Lewis. 1872."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.1.16
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
Arabian | arch | bed | bowl | building | Christianity | costume | culture | customs | death | flowers (plants) | flowers (plants) | genre subject | ill | illness | illuminated manuscript | Islam | jug | light | man | manuscript (document genre) | mosaics | Orientalism | people | prayer | prayers | Qu'ran | reading | religious and mythological subject | religious texts | servants | shadows | sick | slave | textiles | turban | vase | wall tile | women
Associated People:
Hathor, ancient Egypt goddess
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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Juxtapositions (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-11-19 - 1998-01-04)

Imaginative Geographies (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-02-01 - 2006-08-18)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Sharjah Art Museum, 2009-02-18 - 2009-04-30)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Pera Museum, 2008-09-26 - 2009-01-11)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Tate Britain, 2008-06-04 - 2008-08-31)

Lure of the East - British Orientalist Painting (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-02-07 - 2008-04-28)

Yale University Art Gallery 2015-2016 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-02-01 - 2016-01-05)

Publications:
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Nicholas Tromans, The lure of the East, British Orientalist painting , Tate Publishing, London, 2008, pp. 142, 216, fig. 122, N7429 .L87 2008 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Emily M. Weeks, Cultures crossed : John Frederick Lewis and the art of orientalism, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 86, 92m 93, 188 [n. 34], color detail and figs. 67 and 68., NJ18.L5857 W437 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

The lure of the East, British orientalist painting, 1830-1925 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. 16, V 1879 (YCBA)

The lure of the east : British Orientalist painting: wall labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. [44], V 2577 (YCBA) V 2577

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:204
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