Canvas eruption with port. Reproduction on canvas of the work of Pierre-Jacques Volaire, Eruption of Vesuvius in 1782, Naples, Capodimonte Museum.
The famous landscape artist, famous for his works on the eruptions of Vesuvius, was born in France (Toulon) in 1729. He comes from a family of painters and settles in Naples where he creates a series of works focused on the theme of the eruption from different points of view. The profitable period mainly because the volcano is in full swing.
Inspirer of many artists such as Joseph Wrigth, Jacob Philipp Hackert and Pietro Antoniani, he meets the taste of art lovers attracted in that period by the upheavals of the world.
- Material: Canvas
- Equipment: with frame
- Size: H 9,05" x L 11,81" (23 cm x 30 cm)
- Size: H 15,74"x L 25,50" (40 cm x 65 cm)
- Thickness: 0,50" (1.5 cm)
Produced in Italy