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    • Ancient Greek military art

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    • Military art

    • The genre of military art is characterized by its subject matter rather than by any specific style or material used. The battle scene is one of the oldest types of art in developed civilizations, as rulers have always been keen to celebrate their victories and intimidate potential opponents. The depiction of other aspe ... Read »


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    • The Abandoned Soldier

    • The Abandoned Soldier is a sculpture created in 2007 by sculptor James Napier that was modelled after British ex-soldier Lance Corporal Daniel Twiddy. The sculpture The Abandoned Soldier (TAS) was made for the BBC documentary Power to the People to be erected in Trafalgar Square, and made an appearance on Newsnig ... Read »


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    • Carlo Ademollo

    • Carlo Ademollo (9 October 1824, Florence - 15 July 1911, Florence) was an Italian painter, best known for his scenes from the Risorgimento. He was the grandson of the Milanese painter, Luigi Ademollo. In 1838, he enrolled at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, where he studied with Giuseppe Bezzuoli. He had hi ... Read »


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    • Henry Thomas Alken

    • Henry Thomas Alken (12 October 1785 – 7 April 1851) was an English painter and engraver chiefly known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching scenes. His most prolific period of painting and drawing occurred between 1816 and 1831. Alken was born on 12 October 1785 in Soho, Westmins ... Read »


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    • Michał Elwiro Andriolli


    • Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection

    • The Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection is one of the largest research collections devoted to the history and iconography of soldiers and soldiering, from circa 1500 to 1945. Formerly a private collection, it was donated to the Brown University Library in 1981. Mrs. John Nicholas Brown (Anne Seddon Kinsolving Brown, ... Read »


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    • As I Opened Fire

    • As I Opened Fire

      As I Opened Fire (sometimes As I Opened Fire...) is a 1964 oil and magna on canvas painting by Roy Lichtenstein. The work is hosted at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. The source of the subject matter is Jerry Grandenetti's panels from "Wingmate of Doom," in All American Men of War, no. 90 (March–April 1962), DC ... Read »


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    • Bernard Granville Baker

    • Bernard Granville Baker (23 October 1870 – 12 March 1957) (known as B. Granville Baker) was a British soldier and painter specialising in military subjects. He wrote and illustrated a number of books. Baker was born in Pune in India. He was the son of Montagu Bernard Baker, who worked for the British East Ind ... Read »


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    • The Battle of San Romano

    • The Battle of San Romano

      The Battle of San Romano is a set of three paintings by the Florentine painter Paolo Uccello depicting events that took place at the Battle of San Romano between Florentine and Sienese forces in 1432. They are significant as revealing the development of linear perspective in early Italian Renaissance painting, and are ... Read »


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    • Bayeux Tapestry tituli

    • The Bayeux Tapestry tituli are captions embroidered on the Bayeux Tapestry describing events leading up to the Norman conquest of England concerning William, Duke of Normandy, and Harold, Earl of Wessex, later King of England, and culminating in the Battle of Hastings. The tituli are in Medieval Latin. The Bayeux ... Read »


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    • Claus Bergen

    • Claus Bergen

      Claus Friedrich Bergen (April 18, 1885–October 4, 1964) was a German illustrator and painter, best known for his depictions of naval warfare in World War One. Bergen was born April 18, 1885, in Stuttgart, Germany, the first son of Fritz Bergen, a popular painter and illustrator of the imperial era. He was rai ... Read »


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    • Stanley Berkeley

    • Stanley Berkeley (1855–1909) was an English painter of animal, sporting and historical subjects, especially military scenes. Born in London, he exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy, the Grafton Galleries, the New Watercolour Society, and elsewhere from 1878 until 1902, and many of his pictures were retrospecti ... Read »


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    • Lee Bivens

    • Lee Bivens is an artist, film producer and motorcycle racer. Born in Statesville, North Carolina to Arnold and Vicki Bivens. He majored in Art and Business at the University of South Carolina. Lee Bivens became a full-time professional artist at the age of 18 and is realism painter known for "captur[ing] more tha ... Read »


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    • Blarenberghe

    • Van Blarenberghe was the name of a dynasty of painters, originally from French Flanders (Lille) but some of the most famous descendants also lived in Paris, France. They were all descendants from Joris van Blarenberghe (1612–1670). The first two painters were Hendrick van Blarenberghe (1646–1712) and his son ... Read »


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    • Georg Bleibtreu

    • Georg Bleibtreu (27 March 1828–16 October 1892), German painter of military and historical scenes. Born in Xanten on 27 March 1828), Bleibtreu was a painter, lithographer, designer and 'graveur sur bois'. He was a member of the Berlin Academy, receiving two gold medals for his works; he also received a medal ... Read »


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    • Paul-Émile Boutigny


    • Józef Brandt


    • Bratatat!

    • Bratatat!

      Bratatat! is a 1963 pop art painting by Roy Lichtenstein in his comic book style of using Ben-Day dots and a text balloon. Lichtenstein was a trained United States Army pilot, draftsman and artist as well as a World War II veteran who never saw active combat. His list of aeronautical themed works is extensive. Wit ... Read »


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    • Brattata

    • Brattata

      Brattata is a 1962 pop art painting by Roy Lichtenstein in his comic book style of using Ben-Day dots and a text balloon. The work is held in the collection at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art. It is one of several Lichtenstein works from All-American Men of War issue #89, but is a reworking of its source panel. ... Read »


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    • Howard Brodie

    • Howard Brodie (November 18, 1915 – September 19, 2010) was a sketch artist best known for his World War II combat and courtroom sketches. Brodie was born in Oakland, California, on November 18, 1915. He briefly attended California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco. When World War II started, Howard Brodie wa ... Read »


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    • Józef Brodowski the Younger


    • Francesco Giuseppe Casanova

    • Francesco Giuseppe Casanova (1 June 1727, London - 8 July 1803, near Mödling) was a painter of Italian parentage who specialized in battle scenes. His older brother was Giacomo Casanova, the famous adventurer, and his younger brother was Giovanni Casanova; also a well-known painter. He was born in London, where ... Read »


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    • Quinto Cenni

    • Quinto Cenni (20 March 1845 – 13 August 1917) was an Italian painter, engraver, lithographer and illustrator who specialized in depicting military personnel and their uniforms. He was born in Imola in the Papal States to a family with liberal sympathies, some of whose members later fought with Giuseppe Gariba ... Read »


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    • Adolf Charlemagne

    • Adolf Charlemagne

      Adolf Iosifovich Charlemagne, or Sharleman (Russian: Адольф Иосифович Шарлемань; 8 December 1826, Saint Petersburg - 31 January 1901, Saint Petersburg) was a Russian painter of historical, genre and battle scenes. He was also the creator of a popul ... Read »


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    • Jack Coggins bibliography

    • Jack Banham Coggins was an illustrator, author and artist, who is best known in the United States for his oil paintings of predominantly marine subjects and for his books on space travel. Coggins also wrote and/or illustrated a large number of books on wide range of subjects, as well as providing many illustrations fo ... Read »


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    • Léon Couturier


    • Crak!

    • Crak!

      Crak! (sometimes Crack!) is a 1963 pop art lithograph by Roy Lichtenstein in his comic book style of using Ben-Day dots and a text balloon. It was used in marketing materials for one of Lichtenstein's early shows. It is one of several of his works related to military art and monocular vision. When Lichtenstein had ... Read »


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    • Ernest Crofts

    • Ernest Crofts RA (15 September 1847 – 19 March 1911) was a British painter of historical and military scenes. Born in Leeds on 15 September 1847, Ernest was son of John Crofts, Esq. of Adal, near Leeds, a Justice of the Peace, and grandson of the Rev. W. Crofts, B.D., Vicar of North Grimston, near Malton, Yor ... Read »


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    • Terence Cuneo

    • Terence Cuneo

      Terence Tenison Cuneo CVO, OBE, RGI, FGRA (1 November 1907 – 3 January 1996) was an English painter famous for his scenes of railways, horses and military action. He was also the official artist for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Cuneo was born in London, the son of Cyrus Cincinato Cuneo and Ne ... Read »


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    • Josep Cusachs

    • Josep Cusachs i Cusachs (1851, Montpellier - 1908, Barcelona) was a Spanish soldier and painter. He was born in France, while his parents were travelling, but spent most of his life in the area between Barcelona and Mataró. In 1865, he enrolled at the "Academia Militar de Artillería" in Segovia, became a Cap ... Read »


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    • Louis William Desanges

    • Louis William Desanges; Chevalier Desanges (1822–1887) was an English artist of French background, known today for his paintings of Victoria Cross winners. Born in Bexley, he was the great grandson of a French nobleman who had settled in England 80 years before, and as a consequence the artist used the title ... Read »


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    • Auguste-Joseph Desarnod

    • Auguste-Joseph Desarnod, or Desarnot (Russian: Август Осипович Дезарно; 1788, France - 15 April 1840, Saint Petersburg) was a French-born engraver and battle painter who spent most of his life in Russia. He is sometimes referred to as "The Elder", to distin ... Read »


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    • The Disasters of War

    • The Disasters of War (Spanish: Los desastres de la guerra) is a series of 82prints created between 1810 and 1820 by the Spanish painter and printmaker Francisco Goya (1746–1828). Although Goya did not make known his intention when creating the plates, art historians view them as a visual protest against the violen ... Read »


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    • The Distribution of the Eagle Standards

    • The Distribution of the Eagle Standards is an 1810 painting by Jacques-Louis David depicting a ceremony arranged by Napoleon after his assumption of power as emperor. In it he sought to revive the military ethos of the Roman empire. However, the ceremony, and the painting that commemorated it, also provided an importan ... Read »


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    • Alexander Ivanovich Dmitriev-Mamonov

    • Alexander Ivanovich Dmitriev-Mamonov (Russian: Александр Иванович Дмитриев-Мамонов; 24 December 1787 in Saint Petersburg – 9 December 1836 in Moscow) was the commander of a Belarusian Hussar regiment and a battle painte ... Read »


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    • Dull Gret

    • Dull Gret

      Dulle Griet (anglicized as Dull Gret), also known as Mad Meg, is a figure of Flemish folklore who is the subject of a 1562 oil-on-panel by Flemish renaissance artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The painting depicts a virago, Dulle Griet, who leads an army of women to pillage Hell, and is currently held and exhibited at t ... Read »


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    • Equestrian Portrait of the Count-Duke of Olivares

    • Equestrian Portrait of the Count-Duke of Olivares

      Gaspar de Guzman, Count-Duke of Olivares, riding is an oil on canvas of Spanish Diego Velázquez, made around the year 1636.1 It is in the Museo del Prado in Madrid since its inauguration in 1819. The object of the work was to portray valid power of King Philip IV Gaspar de Guzman, a Spanish nobleman and influential ... Read »


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    • The Fighting Temeraire

    • The Fighting Temeraire

      The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last berth to be broken up, 1838 is an oil painting by the English artist Joseph Mallord William Turner. It was painted in 1838 and exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1839. The 98-gun ship HMS Temeraire was one of the last second-rate ships of the line to have played a distinguished ... Read »


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    • Jules Girardet

    • Jules Girardet (10 April 1856, Versailles - 25 January 1938, Boulogne-Billancourt) was a French painter and illustrator of Swiss descent. He came from a Swiss Huguenot family. His father was the engraver Paul Girardet (1821-1893). He studied at the École des Beaux-arts and in the studios of Alexandre Cabanel. ... Read »


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    • The Great Executioner

    • The Great Executioner

      The Great Executioner is a mezzotint by the soldier and amateur artist Prince Rupert of the Rhine (1619-1682), finished in 1658. The subject of the picture is the execution of John the Baptist, after Jusepe de Ribera's painting. Rupert had become interested in mezzotint design during his time in Europe during the Inte ... Read »


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    • Artur Grottger

    • Artur Grottger

      Artur Grottger (November 11, 1837 – December 13, 1867) was a Polish Romantic painter and graphic artist, one of the most prominent artists of the mid 19th century under the foreign partitions of Poland, despite a life cut short by incurable illness. Grottger was born in Ottyniowice, Eastern Galicia (now Otyne ... Read »


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    • Robert von Haug

    • Robert von Haug (27 May 1857, Stuttgart - 3 April 1922, Stuttgart) was a German impressionist painter, illustrator and lithographer who specialized in scenes from the "Befreiungskriege". From 1872 to 1877, he was enrolled at the Stuttgart Kunstschule, then spent two years at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, where ... Read »


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    • Head of a Warrior

    • The Head of a Warrior is a recurring theme in art. The heads vary a great deal across time and artistic style, but all present an intriguing look into both the soldier and the artist of the day. Head of a Warrior by Thomas Eakins Head of a Warrior by Leonardo da Vinci Head of a Warrior ('The Red Head') by Leonardo d ... Read »


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    • Helmets for Peace

    • Helmets for Peace is a work of art by Batuz, consisting of military helmets and attached to them shields made of dyed paper pulp, straw and various other materials. The work of art aims to raise awareness among people about the important role of the peacekeeping missions of the United Nations. General Hans-Peter von K ... Read »


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    • Diógenes Hequet


    • Johann Nepomuk Hoechle

    • Johann Nepomuk Hoechle (16 September 1790, Munich - 12 December 1835, Vienna) was an Austrian painter and lithographer who specialized in scenes from military actions and current events. His father was Johann Baptist Hoechle (1754-1832), an artist from Switzerland who later became court painter for the Habsburgs. When ... Read »


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    • Lambert de Hondt the Elder

    • Lambert de Hondt the Elder or Lambert de Hondt (I) (c. 1620 - before 10 February 1665) was a Flemish painter and draughtsman mainly known for his equestrian and battle scenes as well as his genre and landscape paintings. Only a few details about de Hondt’s life have been preserved. He is recorded as working in Me ... Read »


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    • Victor Huen

    • Victor Huen (2 March 1874, Colmar - 15 December 1939) was a painter, lithographer and illustrator, specializing in military subjects and uniform illustrations. He is most notable for his part in the series of uniform cards Les uniformes du Premier-Empire headed by commandant Louis-Eugène Bucquoy. He also collaborate ... Read »


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    • James Hunter (Military Artist)

    • James Hunter (1755–1792) served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery in British India, serving under Marquess Cornwallis. Hunter worked as a military artist, and his sketches portray aspects of military and everyday life. Hunter took part in Tippu Sultan campaigns and other military campaigns in South India. His ... Read »


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    • Gerolamo Induno

    • Gerolamo Induno (13 December 1825 – 18 December 1890) was an Italian painter and soldier, best known for his military scenes. His older brother, Domenico, was also a well-known artist and they often worked together. He was born in Milan, where his father was a chef and butler at the Milanese court. He took hi ... Read »


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    • Jet Pilot (Roy Lichtenstein)

    • Jet Pilot (Roy Lichtenstein)

      Jet Pilot is a 1962 pop art work done in graphite pencil by Roy Lichtenstein. Like many of Lichtenstein's works from this time period, it was inspired by a comic book image, but he made notable modifications of the source in his work. In the mid-1970s the work was owned by Richard Brown Baker, who had acquired the ... Read »


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    • Joe Bonham Project

    • The Joe Bonham Project is named after the fictional limbless, faceless protagonist of Johnny Got His Gun, written by Dalton Trumbo in 1939 as an anti-war novel. Its purpose is to show the real face of war and the aftermath of war to the public with art that portrays the realities and human consequences of combat. Found ... Read »


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    • Hendrik Maarten Krabbé


    • Aleksey Kivshenko

    • Aleksey Kivshenko

      Aleksey Danilovich Kivshenko (Russian: Алексей Данилович Кившенко; 22 March 1851, Venyov - 2 October 1895, Heidelberg) was a Russian painter, primarily of historical scenes. Among the best-known were those depicting the Russo-Turkish Wars. He also ... Read »


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    • Leaves from the Theatre of War

    • Leaves from the Theatre of War is the title of a series of 250 ink drawings by Nabil Kanso. The series depicts a long sequence of wide ranging images reflecting satiric tonality and expressions on war and the human tragicomedy. The works were done at various intervals between 1980 and 1992. ... Read »


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    • Charles M. Lefferts

    • Charles M. Lefferts

      Charles MacKubin Lefferts (April 19, 1873 – March 17, 1923) was an American illustrator and soldier. He served on and off in the New York National Guard from 1893 onwards and enlisted in the federal army in 1917. He retired from the army in 1921, having attained the rank of Lieutenant. In his early years he lived ... Read »


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    • Louis-François Lejeune


    • Les Alliés (woodcut)


    • Luděk Marold


    • Jan Matejko

    • Jan Matejko

      Jan Alojzy Matejko (Polish pronunciation: [jan aˈlɔjzɨ maˈtɛjko]) (also known as Jan Mateyko; June 24, 1838 – November 1, 1893) was a Polish painter known for paintings of notable historical Polish political and military events. His works include large oil on canvas paintings like Rejtan (1866), ... Read »


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    • R. R. McIan

    • R. R. McIan

      Robert Ronald McIan (1803 – 13 December 1856), also Robert Ranald McIan, was an actor and painter of Scottish descent. He is best known for romanticised depictions of Scottish clansmen, their battles and domestic life. His wife, Fanny McIan, was a painter and early teacher of art to women. McIan was born in ... Read »


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    • The Meeting of Leo the Great and Attila

    • The Meeting of Leo the Great and Attila

      The Meeting of Leo I and Attila is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael and his assistant Giulio Romano. It was painted in 1514 as part of Raphael's commission to decorate the rooms that are now known as the Stanze di Raffaello, in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. It is located in the Stanza di Eliodo ... Read »


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    • Mr. Bellamy

    • Mr. Bellamy

      Mr. Bellamy is a 1961 pop art painting by Roy Lichtenstein in his comic book style of using Ben-Day dots and a text balloon. The work is regarded as one of the better examples of Lichtenstein's sense of humor. The work is held in the collection at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. In 1961, Lichtenstein had deve ... Read »


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    • Orlando Norie

    • Orlando Norie (1832–1901), artist of military subjects, perhaps the most prolific painter of the British army in the 19th century along with Richard Simkin. It has been estimated that Norie alone painted well over 5,000 pictures. Although his family were of Scottish descent, they had moved to the continent, and Or ... Read »


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    • Nose art

    • Nose art is a decorative painting or design on the fuselage of an aircraft, usually on the front fuselage. While begun for practical reasons of identifying friendly units, the practice evolved to express the individuality often constrained by the uniformity of the military, to evoke memories of home and peacetime life ... Read »


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    • Osman Nuri Pasha (painter)

    • Osman Nuri Pasha (c.1839, Istanbul - 1906, Istanbul) was a Turkish painter and military officer. While his birth date has not been established, it is on record that he received his education in Istanbul, attending the Turkish Military Academy. In 1857, he received an appointment as court painter; serving under Sultans ... Read »


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    • Okay Hot-Shot, Okay!

    • Okay Hot-Shot, Okay!

      Okay Hot-Shot, Okay! (sometimes Okay Hot-Shot) is a 1963 pop art painting by Roy Lichtenstein that uses his Ben-Day dots style and a text balloon. It is one of several examples of military art that Lichtenstein created between 1962 and 1964, including several with aeronautical themes like this one. It was inspired by p ... Read »


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    • Harry Payne (artist)

    • Harry Payne (1858–1927) was an English military artist. Henry Joseph Payne, born at Newington, London, the son of Joseph and Margaret Sophie Payne. His father was a solicitor's clerk. He married Susanna Terese Cossins at Camberwell on 16 June 1887 and they had no children. With his brother, Arthur C. Payne, ... Read »


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    • Peace Concluded

    • Peace Concluded

      Peace Concluded, 1856 (1856) is a painting by John Everett Millais which depicts a wounded British officer reading The Times newspaper's report of the end of the Crimean War. It was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1856 to mixed reviews, but was strongly endorsed by the critic John Ruskin who proclaimed that in the fu ... Read »


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    • Henryk Pillati

    • Henryk Pillati (19 January 1832, Warsaw – 16 April 1894, Warsaw) was a Polish illustrator, caricaturist and history painter, in the Classical style. He was born to a wealthy family. In 1845, at the age of only thirteen, he entered the School of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Three years later, both of his parents died ... Read »


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    • Portrait of a Commander

    • Portrait of a Commander or A Commander Being Dressed for Battle is a portrait of an unknown man in plate armour, normally attributed to Peter Paul Rubens. In July 2010 it was sold for £9 million by Christie's after Sotheby's turned it down, suspecting its authenticity as a Rubens. In December 2011, the portrait was ... Read »


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    • Portrait of Alof de Wignacourt and his Page

    • Portrait of Alof de Wignacourt

      Portrait of Alof de Wignacourt with his Page (c. 1607-1608) is a painting by the Italian master Caravaggio, in the Louvre of Paris. Alof de Wignacourt joined the Order of the Knights of Saint John (the Knights of Malta) in 1564, aged seventeen, and distinguished himself the next year at the Great Siege of Malta, when ... Read »


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    • The Proscribed Royalist, 1651

    • The Proscribed Royalist, 1651

      The Proscribed Royalist, 1651 (1853) is a painting by John Everett Millais which depicts a young Puritan woman protecting a fleeing Royalist after the Battle of Worcester in 1651, the decisive defeat of Charles II by Oliver Cromwell. The Royalist is hiding in a hollow tree, a reference to a famous incident in which Cha ... Read »


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    • R.G. Smith Award

    • R.G. Smith Award

      The R.G. Smith Award for “excellence in naval aviation art” is awarded annually to a single artist at the National Naval Aviation Museum during its annual May symposium in Pensacola, Florida. The Museum’s Foundation selects the recipient. The award is a career honor, similar to a lifetime achievement awa ... Read »


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    • Racławice Panorama


    • Robert L. Rasmussen

    • Robert L. Rasmussen

      Robert L. “Bob” Rasmussen (born May 26, 1930 in Rio Vista, California), is a noted military artist; a retired Captain of the United States Navy; a former career naval aviator, primarily in the F-8 Crusader; a former member of the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, and Director of the Na ... Read »


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    • Sidney Riesenberg

    • Sidney H. Riesenberg (1885 – 1971) was an illustrator and artist who lived in Yonkers, NY and commuted to his studio in NYC by train. He is known, as a professional illustrator, for his posters for the United States Marine Corps and the Liberty bond programs, for his illustrations for book covers, magazines, and f ... Read »


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    • Keith Rocco

    • Keith Rocco is a military and historical painter working in the United States. His interest in military subjects developed at an early age. One of his first books, received as a Christmas present when he was ten, was The Golden Book of the Civil War, and he began collecting Civil War and Napoleonic artifacts when ... Read »


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    • Jan Rosen

    • Jan Bogumił Rosen (16 October 1854, Warsaw - 8 November 1936, Warsaw) was a Polish painter of Jewish ancestry, known primarily for his battle scenes. His son was the muralist and mosaicist, Jan Henryk de Rosen. He was born to a wealthy Jewish family that had converted to Calvinism. Later, he became a Lutheran. As w ... Read »


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    • Sampul tapestry

    • The Sampul tapestry is an ancient woolen wall-hanging found at the Tarim Basin settlement of Shanpula (Chinese: 山普拉) also known as Sampul, in Lop County, Xinjiang, China, close to ancient city of Khotan. The object has many Hellenistic features, linking it to the Greek settlements of Central Asia, which ... Read »


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    • Alexander Sauerweid

    • Alexander Sauerweid (Russian: Александр Иванович Зауервейд; 19 February 1783, Kurland - 25 October 1844, Saint Petersburg) was a Baltic German painter who taught battle painting at the Russian Imperial Academy of Arts. In 1795, when Kurl ... Read »


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    • Carl Schindler

    • Carl Vincenz Schindler (23 October 1821, Vienna - 22 August 1842, Laab im Walde) was an Austrian military painter in the Biedermeier style. He was sometimes referred to as "Soldaten-Schindler" (Soldier Schindler). He received his first lessons from his father, the painter and engraver Johann Josef Schindler, who a ... Read »


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    • Niels Simonsen

    • Niels Simonsen (10 December 1807 in Copenhagen – 11 December 1885 in Frederiksberg) was a Danish artist, best known for his battle paintings. His parents were shopkeepers. At the age of fourteen, he was apprenticed to a master decorative painter and began to take drawing lessons at the Royal Danish Academy of ... Read »


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    • Kay Smith (artist)

    • Kay Smith is a historical artist, who specializes in using watercolors and depicting landscapes. Smith grew up in Vandalia, Illinois and was the fourth of six children. During World War II, she moved to Chicago and attended classes at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She worked as a commercial illustra ... Read »


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    • Jørgen Sonne (painter)


    • Stan Stokes

    • Stan Stokes is an American painter known for his aviation art. His work hangs in three presidential libraries. Since the mid-1980s NASA has commissioned Stokes to paint 15 works ranging from the Space Shuttles to the SR-71 Blackbird. Stokes has also painted numerous works for Burt Rutan. Stokes's works hang in the Air ... Read »


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    • Takka Takka (Roy Lichtenstein)

    • Takka Takka

      Takka Takka is a 1962 pop art painting by Roy Lichtenstein in his comic book style of using Ben-Day dots and a story panel. This work is held in the collection of the Museum Ludwig. The title comes from the onomatopoeic graphics that depict the sound that comes from a machine gun. Lichtenstein was a trained United ... Read »


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    • Terracotta Army

    • The Terracotta Army (Chinese: 兵马俑; literally: "Soldier-and-horse funerary statues") is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210–209 BCE and whose purpose was to protect the emp ... Read »


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    • Peter Tillemans

    • Peter Tillemans (c. 1684 – 5 December 1734) was a Flemish painter, best known for his works on sporting and topographical subjects. Alongside John Wootton and James Seymour, he was one of the founders of the English school of sporting painting. From 1708 until his death he lived and worked in England. Tillem ... Read »


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    • Georg Wilhelm Timm

    • Georg Wilhelm Timm, also known as Vasily Fyodorovich Timm (Russian: Василий Фёдорович Тимм; 21 June 1820, Riga - 19 April 1895, Berlin) was a Baltic-German painter, lithographer and ceramic designer, known for his genre and battle scenes. He was also the publi ... Read »


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    • Martín Tovar y Tovar


    • Transylvania Panorama

    • The Transylvanian Panorama (Polish: Panorama Siedmiogrodzka) other names Bem and Petőfi, Bem in Transylvania, Battle of Segesvár / Schässburg - village of Fehéregyháza, meaning White Churchwas a monumental (15 × 100 metre) panoramic painting depicting the Battle of Sibiu, during the Hungarian Revoluti ... Read »


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    • William B. T. Trego

    • William B. T. Trego

      William Brooke Thomas Trego (15 September, 1858 – 24 June, 1909) was an American painter best known for his historical military subjects, in particular scenes of the American Revolution and Civil War. William B. T. Trego was born in Yardley, Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1858, the son of the artist Jonathan K ... Read »


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    • Trench art

    • Trench art is any decorative item made by soldiers, prisoners of war or civilians where the manufacture is directly linked to armed conflict or its consequences. It offers an insight not only to their feelings and emotions about the war, but also their surroundings and the materials they had available to them. Common ... Read »


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    • Triumphs of Caesar (Mantegna)

    • The Triumphs of Caesar are a series of nine large paintings created by the Italian Renaissance artist Andrea Mantegna between 1484 and 1492 for the Gonzaga Ducal Palace, Mantua. They depict a triumphal military parade celebrating the victory of Julius Caesar in the Gallic Wars. Acknowledged from the time of Mantegna as ... Read »


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    • Don Troiani

    • Don Troiani

      Don Troiani (born 1949) is an American painter whose work focuses on his native country's military heritage, mostly from the American Revolution, War of 1812 and American Civil War. His highly realistic oil and watercolor works are most well known in the form of marketed mass-produced printed limited-edition reproducti ... Read »


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    • Francisco de Paula Van Halen

    • Francisco de Paula Van Halen y Gil (13 March 1814,Vic - 11 November 1887, Madrid) was a Spanish painter, known primarily for battle scenes and other historical works. Long thought to be a nephew of the General and military adventurer, Juan Van Halen, recent research by Juan Van Halen Acedo indicates that he was pr ... Read »


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    • Varoom!

    • Varoom!

      Varoom! is a 1963 pop art painting by Roy Lichtenstein that depicts an explosion and the onomatopoeic sound that gives it its name. In the early- and mid-1960s Lichtenstein produced several of his most notable works, many with themes of war or romance, but others with themes of explosions or brushstrokes. Several ... Read »


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    • Warrior of Capestrano

    • The Warrior of Capestrano is a tall limestone statue of a Picene warrior, dated to around the 6th century BC. The statue stands at around 2.09 m. It was discovered accidentally in 1934 by a labourer ploughing the field in the Italian town of Capestrano, along with a female statue in civilian attire, called Lady of Cape ... Read »


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