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Print - St. Francis cleansing the leper
  • St. Francis cleansing the leper
    Boyd, Arthur, born 1920 - died 1999
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St. Francis cleansing the leper

  • Object:


  • Date:

    1965 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Boyd, Arthur, born 1920 - died 1999 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 292, box A

Physical description

Lithograph titled 'St. Francis cleansing the leper'. Signed in pencil 'Arthur Boyd', and numbered '22-25'. St. Francis is shown holding the deformed leg of a naked leper, while pouring water over the leper's head.


1965 (made)


Boyd, Arthur, born 1920 - died 1999 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Arthur Boyd'
Each signed in pencil

Each numbered


Height: 50.8 cm, Width: 62.8 cm

Descriptive line

'St. Francis cleansing the leper'. Print by Arthur Boyd (born 1920) from a set of 21 lithographs themed around St. Francis of Assisi, published in 1965. The edition was limited to 25 sets.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968. London: HMSO, 1969.



Subjects depicted

Leper; Cleaning




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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