Saint Paul on Malta by Adam Elsheimer

The work depicts a stormy sea and rocky shore with a lighthouse and broken trees.


Oil on copper
15 x 22 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Walter Burns through The Art Fund

In the foreground, many figures dry themselves by three wood fires, with Saint Paul to the left and the viper.

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