Erupting volcanoes but on your wall not across your front yard . . . .no live lava and smoke involved. Painted by English artist Joseph Wright of Derby, who lived from 1734 to 1797. Did some nice things with oil paint and fireworks too. That’s coming up soon.

"Vesuvius in Eruption, with a View over the Islands in the Bay of Naples." 18th c.
“Vesuvius in Eruption, with a View over the Islands in the Bay of Naples.” 18th c. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oberhausen_-_Gasometer_-_Der_sch%C3%B6ne_Schein_-_Vesuvius_in_Eruption,_with_a_View_over_the_Islands_in_the_Bay_of_Naples_(Wright_of_Derby)_01_ies.jpg
"Vesuvius from Portici." 1774-76.
“Vesuvius from Portici.” 1774-76. Art collection of the Huntington Library in Pasadena, California. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joseph_Wright_of_Derby_-_Vesuvius_from_Portici.jpg
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