Mount Vesuvius erupted on August 24, A.D. 79, burying Pompeii and neighboring towns under tons of ash and volcanic debris. Rediscovered by accident some 1,650 years later, the Vesuvian ruins captured the imagination of artists and writers, who vied to… More»
Eye-to-eye with a mystery man.
In 18th century France, terracotta busts were popular additions to the home as they were relatively inexpensive, and fit for both middle class and wealthy consumers.
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Eye-to-eye connects the peoples of yesterday to you through art.
Bust of a Man, about 1760, Attributed to Jean-Jacques Caffieri. J. Paul Getty Museum.