norwegian romanticism

Johan Christian Dahl (1788-1857)
“Eruption of Vesuvius” (1826)
Romanticism

Mount Vesuvius is a volcano located on the Gulf of Naples in Campania, Italy, about 9 km (5.6 mi) east of Naples. It is best known for its eruption in AD 79 that led to the burying and destruction of the Roman cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and several other settlements.