Extreme Nature: Two Landscape Paintings from the Age of Enlightenment

Seattle Art Museum (map) Downtown
Every Monday and Wednesday–Sunday, Dec 23–9


Discover two new paintings in the museum's collection, newly found, including the dramatic French seascape Shipwreck off the Coast of Alaska (1806) by Louis-Philippe Crépin—the first of the Parisian's works to be exhibited in a US museum. The other landscape on view will be Eruption of Mount Vesuvius with the Ponte della Maddalena in the Distance from around 1770 by Pierre-Jacques Volaire.

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Seattle Art Museum

1300 First Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Hours: Wed-Mon

Venue Hours
  • Wed-Mon
Event Times
  • Every Monday and Wednesday–Sunday, Dec 23–9
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