Volcano art, all of these of Mount Vesuvius in mid eruption. One with a bit of Pompeii. English. Sebastian Pether, painter. Living from 1790 to 1844, he painted landscapes. Had a son who was a mosaic artist.

“The Bay of Naples.” 1823. English. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “S. Pether 1823” on the lower right. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/master-paintings-part-ii/the-bay-of-naples
“The Eruption of Vesuvius.” 1825. Collections of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.getdailyart.com/22491/sebastian-pether/the-eruption-of-vesuvius
“Eruption of Vesuvius with Destruction of a Roman City.” 1824. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Image © 2021 KCRW. Fair use license. via https://www.kcrw.com/culture/shows/art-talk/la-art-scene-on-fire-opening-of-the-new-season

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