• Mount Vesuvius at Midnight (detail), 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

Picturing Pompeii

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Meet in the exhibition

Nineteenth century artists, inspired by archaeological excavations of Pompeii, often included depictions of ancient artifacts in their works. Join CMA intern Mallory Potash as she explores how Pompeian antiquities and ruins were represented by artists like Joseph Franque, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, and Edouard Alexandre Sain. Exhibition ticket required.

Type of tour: 
Exhibition Tour