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An Officer of the Imperial Horse Guards Charging

Théodore Géricault, 1812

Bonaparte Crossing the Grand Saint-Bernard Pass

Jacques-Louis David, 1802

Braving the Bitter Cold

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親, 1895

Brig "Mercury" Attacked by Two Turkish Ships

Ivan Aivazovsky, 1892


Evelyn De Morgan, 1898

Cone of Entemena

2400 BCE


Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, 1921-1922


Pablo Picasso, 1937

Head of Man with Bows

1479 BCE

The armistice has just been rejected, so the war will carry on worse than before - I've often regretted sending you away from Paris, but now I'm glad I did. I'm joining the artillery and will be stationed at the Porte de Saint-Ouen...

Letters from the front: The Franco-Prussian War

Édouard Manet, 1870

Mammen Silver-inlaid Axehead

970 CE

Masakiyo Conquering Korea

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1864

Naram-Sin Rock Relief at Darband-iGawr

2250 BCE

Naval Battle at the Entrance of Inchon

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親, 1904

Palette of Narmer

3100 BCE

Peasant War print 6: Battlefield

Käthe Kollwitz, 1907

Red Army Men

Varvara Stepanova, 1930

Revolt in Cairo on 21 October 1798

Anne-Louis Girodet, 1810

Stele of the Vultures - Historical Side

2350 BCE

Stele of the Vultures - Mythological Side

2350 BCE

The Advance to Weihaiwei

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親, 1895

The Battersea Shield

350 BCE-50 CE

I am Nin-jirsu. No country can bear my fierce stare, nobody escapes my outstretched arms.

The Building of Ningirsu's Temple - Cylinder A

2125 BCE

The Combat of the Giaour and Hassan

Eugène Delacroix, 1824-1826

The Course of Empire 4: Destruction

Thomas Cole, 1836

The Death of Decius Mus

Peter Paul Rubens, 1616-1617

The Fighting Téméraire

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1839

The War

Marc Chagall, 1943

In the midst of Umma Entemena overthrew Urlumma and killed him. He left behind 60 soldiers of his force dead on the bank of the canal.

The war for the Tigris and Euphrates canal

2500 BCE

Victory Stele of Naram-Sin

2230 BCE

Futurist poets, painters, sculptors, and musicians of Italy! As long as the war lasts let us set aside our verse, our brushes, scapels, and orchestras! The red holidays of genius have begun!

War, the World's Only Hygiene

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, 1915

Warrior of Capestrano

500 BCE

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