barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


War and Peace

Observations of Conflict and its Aftermath 

The dynamism and violence of conflict and the horror of its consequences have always been fertile subject-matter for artists commissioned or compelled to document war. This display of prints explores conflicts from four periods in history – from the battles of Louis XIII in the 17th century via the 19th-century Franco-Prussian War to World War One. It features prints by artists including Édouard Manet, Honoré-Victorin Daumier and CRW Nevinson.

S. Maniago after Tintoretto (c.1518-1594)

Raccolta di opere scelte: The column of fire

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Valentin le Febvre (1642-1680/2), after Veronese (1528-1588)

Raccolta di opere scelte: Christ meeting the woman of Samaria at the well

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Paul Emile Colin (1877-1949)

Souvenirs d'autrefois 

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José de Ribera (1591-1652)

Head of a Man with a Goitre

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