Saint Nicholas of Tolentino Saving a Shipwreck

Giovanni di Paolo1457

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, United States


  • Title: Saint Nicholas of Tolentino Saving a Shipwreck
  • Creator Lifespan: 1417/1482
  • Creator Nationality: Italian (active Siena)
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Siena, Italy
  • Creator Birth Place: Siena, Italy
  • Date: 1457
  • Location: Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: w16.61 x h20.5 in (Overall)
  • Provenance: John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
  • Type: Paintings
  • Rights: © 2011 Philadelphia Museum of Art. All rights reserved.
  • External Link: Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Medium: Tempera and gold on panel with vertical grain
  • Description: Lateral panel of an altarpiece; companion panels are in the Gemäldegalerie der Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna (inv. no. 1177), and Sant'Agostino, Montepulciano
  • Artist/Maker: Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia), Italian (active Siena), first documented 1417, died 1482

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