The Scream by Edvard Munch

Ten years before the first painting, the tragic eruption of the Kratakau volcano in Indonesia occurred.

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When Munch saw the blood-red sky, a theory arose that it was a reminder of the events of 1883, when the eruption of Kratakau caused such a massive explosion of pyroclastic material into the atmosphere that bloody sunsets were visible in many parts of the world, including London, New York, and Tokyo.