• Third Eruption of the Volcano of 1789 (Troisième éruption du volcan de 1789), 1833. Auguste Desperret (French, 1804–1865). Lithograph, hand-colored with watercolor; 34 x 24.5 cm. Image courtesy University of Pittsburgh Libraries
  • Glaucus and Nydia, 1867. Lawrence Alma-Tadema (British, 1836-1912). Oil on wood panel; 39.00 x 64.30 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Noah L. Butkin 1977.128
  • Mount Vesuvius, 1985. Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987). Screenprint on linen, hand-colored with acrylic; 72.4 x 81.3 cm. The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Founding Collection, Contribution the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
  • The Dog from Pompei, 1991. Allan McCollum (American, b. 1944). Cast fiber-reinforced Hydrocal; 53 x 53 x 53 cm. Courtesy of the Artist and Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York. Photo: Lamay Photo.
  • Cheyney and Eileen Disturb a Historian at Pompeii, 2005. Lucy McKenzie (Scottish, b. 1977). Acrylic and ink on paper; 254 x 368.3 x 12.7 cm (framed). The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Purchased with funds provided by the Drawings Committee
  • UNTITLED, 2002. Antony Gormley (British, b. 1950). Mild steel blocks; 45 x 189 x 53 cm (overall). Collection of Asher Waldfogel and Helyn MacLean. Photo: Stephen White, London. © Antony Gormley
  • Mount Vesuvius at Midnight, 1868. Albert Bierstadt (American, 1830–1902). Oil on canvas; 42.60 x 60.70 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of S. Livingstone Mather, Philip Richard Mather, Katherine Hoyt (Mather) Cross, Katherine Mather McLean, and Constance Mather Bishop 1949.541
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The Last Days of Pompeii: Decadence, Apocalypse, Resurrection

Sunday, February 24, 2013 to Sunday, July 7, 2013
The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

The Last Days of Pompeii: Decadence, Apocalypse, Resurrection is organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and the J. Paul Getty Museum. The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

The Cleveland Museum of Art is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this exhibition with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

 

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