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»
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Russian Dancers, 1899, Edgar Degas, pastel and brush on tracing paper. Courtesy of a private collection.