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The Neapolitan Coast with Vesuvius in eruption, by Johan Christian Clausen Dahl

Image attached to PD.43-1986

An image of The Neapolitan Coast with Vesuvius in eruption. Dahl, Johan Christian Clausen  (Norwegian, 1788-1857). Oil on paper marouflé to canvas, height 23 cm, width 33.5 cm 1820.

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The Neapolitan Coast with Vesuvius in eruption. Dahl, Johan Christian Clausen (Norwegian, 1788-1857). Oil on paper marouflé to canvas, height 23 cm, width 33.5 cm 1820.

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  • Accession Number: PD.43-1986
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/13.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 681 pixels
  • Image width: 1023 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 107.52kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 13/1
  • Captured: 2017:01:09 10:25:55

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