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W16 Blouin - HISTORY 202 - Doing History

History of the representation of warfare in the West

A human face in anguish, with hands raised to his cheeks, looks out from the center of a visual field full of slashing diagonals and explosive triangles of color. On the left side, smoke billows.
Otto Dix
Artillery Battle (Artillerieschlacht)
charcoal and gouache on paper mounted on linen
22 3/10 in x 22 ⅛ in x 1 ½ in (56.67 cm x 56.2 cm x 3.81 cm);22 3/10 in x 22 ⅛ in x 1 ½ in (56.67 cm x 56.2 cm x 3.81 cm);16 in x 15 ⅝ in (40.64 cm x 39.69 cm)
Museum Purchase
Jacques Callot
The Peasants' Revenge, No. 17 from 'Les Grandes Misères de la Guerre'
etching on paper
8 ½ in x 12 ⅛ in (21.59 cm x 30.8 cm);19 ¼ in x 14 ¼ in (48.89 cm x 36.2 cm)
Anonymous Gift for The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
Jacques Callot
Siege of La Rochelle, one of 6 plates
etching on ivory laid paper
26 ⅛ in x 20 in (66.36 cm x 50.8 cm);26 in x 31 15/16 in (66.04 cm x 81.12 cm)
Museum Purchase
Jacques Callot
Assaut de deux forteresses (Assault on Two Fortresses) from "La Vie de Ferdinand Ier de Médicis."
engraving on paper
7 ¾ in x 11 ½ in (19.68 cm x 29.21 cm);14 in x 19 in (35.56 cm x 48.26 cm);8 ⅞ in x 11 ¾ in (22.54 cm x 29.85 cm);10 ½ in x 14 3/10 in (26.67 cm x 36.35 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
A soldier holding a pair of binoculars cries out while a number of other soldiers rush up through a field behind him. 
Dmitri Baltermants
A Call to Arms
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
A group of soldiers stand and sit in a landscape; some face the camera while others are posed engaged in conversation. Behind them stand several tall trees and between them a tent with the flaps decorated with an American flag. Seated alone to the left is a young African-American man holding a broom.
Mathew Brady
Engineering Corps
albumen print on paper
11 in. x 16 7/8 in. ( 27.9 cm x 42.9 cm )
Museum Purchase
David Turnley
Gulf War, Iraq, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
black and white photograph on paper
11 in. x 14 in. ( 27.9 cm x 35.5 cm )
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
A woman carrying blankets walks down a street lined by bombed-out buildings and littered with debris while others sit outside with their belongings in the lower foreground. 
Dmitri Baltermants
The War Comes to Germany
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Caridad (Charity), plate 27 from Los Desastres de la Guerra
etching, lavis, drypoint, burin and burnisher on cream wove paper
9 5/8 in x 13 1/8 in (24.45 cm x 33.34 cm)
Gift of Stephen M. Taylor
André Masson
The Industrial Beast (La Bête industrielle), Plate IX from "Bestiary (Bestiaire)"
lithograph on paper
16 in x 12 in (40.64 cm x 30.48 cm);16 in x 12 in (40.64 cm x 30.48 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm)
Museum Purchase
Army Reinactment. Two sides of the battle are fighting in a field with a fence between them.
Robert A. Zeichner
Eyeball to Eyeball, from "Antietam: The Lost Images Portfolio I"
toned gelatin silver print on paper
13 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. ( 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm )
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
Three soldiers crawl across a city street littered with rubbled and burning vehicles while towing crates of supplies. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Logistics Line, Germany
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)

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