Gentile da Fabriano (c.1370-1427)
Storie di S. Nicola di Bari: San Nicola salva una nave da un naufragio (Stories of St. Nicholas of Bari: St Nicholas saves a ship from a shipwreck)
Tempera on panel, 35.5 × 36 cm
Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vaticano
The Stories of St. Nicholas of Bari constitute four (of the five) sections of the predella of the polyptych commissioned by the Quaratesi family for the high altar of the church of S. Nicolò sopr’Arno in Florence.
The other episodes: