Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples from a Cave

Watercolor with graphite; framing lines in black ink | 26.9 x 37.9cm | 1820

Adolf von Heydeck

Adolf von Heydeck worked in Rome and later traveled south to Naples. This drawing presents that city's most distinctive attraction: Mount Vesuvius, an active volcano that appears against an otherwise calm sky. Von Heydeck portrayed the scene from wit...
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