'Vesuvius erupting' Antonio Piaggio
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Landscape study of Vesuvius erupting under a natural cloud base with smaller fumeroles and other details to the left of the volcano, as viewed. An observation of volcanic activity at Mount Vesuvius near the Bay of Naples, Italy, made by the artist on behalf of Sir William Hamilton. Numbered "117" and inscribed verso "alra Figa. de 5". From volume 1 of Piaggio's notebooks for the period 1779-1781.
Original: pencil on paper. 05/02/20121780
- Image reference: RS-9094
- The Royal Society
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