'Vesuvius erupting' Antonio Piaggio
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Study of Vesuvius erupting, showing spiralling columns of gas and ash. Two detail drawings illustrate forms of pulsing ejections. Text below the drawing in Italian, "Ã del fumo seguente, ma sempre senza dileguarsi inÃ " An observation of volcanic activity at Mount Vesuvius near the Bay of Naples, Italy, made by the artist on behalf of Sir William Hamilton. From volume 1 of Piaggio's notebooks for the period 1779-1781.
Original: pencil on paper. 1780
- Image reference: RS-9095
- The Royal Society
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