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Detail from the miraculous Draft of Fishes, showing Christ and the disciples in a fishing boat

Treasures of the High Renaissance

Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Healing of the Lame Man c.1515-6

Bodycolour on paper, mounted on canvas | 342.0 x 536.0 cm | RCIN 912946

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A cartoon for the tapestry of The Healing of the Lame Man for the Sistine Chapel.

In a temple with Solomonic columns, Sts Peter and John heal a lame man seated on the ground, at the centre. Onlookers stand on either side.