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The Healing Touch
  • Will Hicok Low
    born: Albany, New York, United States ; died: Bronxville, New York, United States
  • The Healing Touch, 1906
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 213.7 x 152.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 84 1/8 x 60 1/16 in
    Frame Dimensions: 89 x 65 x 1 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0109
Label Text

Woman and man in foreground. Woman (on left) is crouched over in a penitent position. Man (on right) is almost touching her back with his right hand. Man is wearing long white robe and woman has reddish cloth draped around her. Background is arched doorways and a courtyard with grape arbor. Painted in muted pastel colors.