The art of war

This gallery shows representation of different wars throughout the ages through art. 

Battle Scenes of Genji and Heishi at Ichi-no-tani, Kanō Yoshinobu, 17th century, From the collection of: Kobe City Museum
The Battle of Genji and Heishi at Ichi-no-tani, 17th century Japan. This art piece had an interesting perspective of showing both sides of the battle and different events that happened.
Illustration of Capture of Bakō castle on Taiwan Islands, UtagawaKokunimasa, Meiji Period, dated 1895, From the collection of: The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
The Capture of Bako castle on Taiwan Islands, late 18th century Japan. I liked this visual of the battle because it showed an advancement of art in Japan going into more detail on a specific scene.
Battery, Forward! (also known as Bringing Up the Battery, Artillery to the Front, Civil War Battle Scene), William B. T. Trego, 1887, From the collection of: James A. Michener Art Museum
American Civil War artillery advancement. This piece showed a scene of a battle that most people never really saw or thought about and showed that there was more than foot soldiers in a battle.
Entrance of the American Army into New York, Nov. 25th. 1783., P. Greatbach after John R. Chapin, 1868, From the collection of: Amon Carter Museum of American Art
American Army introduction art. This drawing shows the love and admiration that the American Army received in its beginnings.
The Sortie from Gilbraltar, John Trumbull (American, b.1756, d.1843), 1788, From the collection of: Cincinnati Art Museum
Battle at Gilbraltar 1788. This piece depicts the British army as a merciful force after defeating the Spanish and trying to aid the Spanish officer who is left by his troops.
War 1878/1880 Afghanistan, From the collection of: LIFE Photo Collection
This art piece of the war in Afghanistan in the late 1800's is a great piece showing the physical and mental toll it had on the soldier's fighting.
War 1878/1880 Afghanistan, From the collection of: LIFE Photo Collection
Another piece from the war in Afghanistan in the late 1800's, shows another perspective of the invading force being the dominate force and looking down upon the natives of the area.
Oppy Wood, 1917. Evening, Nash, John (RA), 1918, From the collection of: Imperial War Museums
Great painting of the trenches in WW1. The painting gives us the idea of how devastating the war really was without having to show too much detail.
The Conquest of Jerusalem by Emperor Titus, Nicolas Poussin, 1638, From the collection of: Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
The Conquest of Jerusalem by Emperor Titus. This painting depicts the invading Emperor as being merciful and taking prisoners rather than killing the enemy, although there are burning buildings.
Study for Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans, François-Joseph Heim, 1824, From the collection of: The Jewish Museum, New York
Another painting of Jerusalem, this time being destroyed by the Romans and instead shows the killing of all inhabitants in the city.
Blind man in Belsen, Alan Moore, 1947, From the collection of: Australian War Memorial
A very vivid painting of the Holocaust during WW2. This piece shows the graphic nature and reality of what happened during the Holocaust.
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