New BYU exhibit featuring artwork by Carl Bloch and others is a dream fulfilled for museum officials

To the right of a spacious lobby filled with paintings of the Nativity and sculptures of biblical figures hangs an iconic painting of a humble carpenter healing a man near a pool called Bethesda.

For Dawn Pheysey, head curator at the BYU Museum of Art, this is where it all began.

In 2010, the BYU Museum of Art hosted more than 306,000 visitors in an exhibit featuring the life of Christ through 19th century Danish artist Carl Bloch's paintings. The exhibit was titled "Carl Bloch: The Master's Hand."

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