The Life of St. Paul: Jesus Gives His Assurances

Circa 1857-60
Oil on canvas
Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, Rome

This is from a series of paintings by various artists that line the nave and transept of the basilica.

See Acts 27:21-25. The sailors are frightened by the storm, but Paul tells them Jesus himself has appeared to him and given assurance that they will all reach Rome safely.

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Photographed at the basilica by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.