Blind Bartimeus

William Gale, 1823-1909

Drawn by J. Allen

Engraved by F. Wentworth

Exhibited 1865

Reproduction of an oil-painting

Source: Defforne 375

The original was one of four paintings by Gale shown at the Royal Academy that year, and the Art-Journal critic, James Dafforne, considered it the "most prominent" (374). [Commentary continues below.]

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