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Combat, Battle, Warfare

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)
1917
charcoal and gouache | paper mounted on linen
Museum Purchase
1967/1.41
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
1941 - 1945
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.75
David Turnley
Gulf War, Iraq, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
1991
black and white photograph | paper
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
2003/2.69.36
French
Equestrian Battle
1800 - 1832
pen and ink, ink wash and graphite | paper
Gift of Marvin Eisenberg in memory of Nathan Whitman
2006/1.103
French
Cutting from a Secular Manuscript with Perceval Attacked by Twenty Knights
1410 - 1420
tempera | vellum
Museum Purchase
1968/2.42
A group of men wage battle against each other in a rocky landscape. Some of the men wear ancient Roman armor while others are only partially clothed. The combatants wield spears and swords, and some are on horseback. The mounted soldier in the center of the scene holds a large banner. A burning city is visible in the distance.
Agostino dei Musi
Battle of the Romans under Scipio against the Carthaginians
1532 - 1541
engraving | paper
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1976/1.211
This woodcut features a multitude of armored figures streaming out of a walled town—the main gate of which is visible in the center background of the composition—into a hilly countryside as they engage in battle. Nearly every figure carries a lance. Several figures in the foreground are on horseback and encounter an opposing group in battle. Figures on the left and right edges of the composition carry differing raised flags. <br />
Artist Unknown
Two Scenes of Armies Fighting
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woodcut | laid paper
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.180
Japanese
Battle Scene, from an illustrated book
1855 - 1865
woodblock print | paper
Gift of Sarah and Otto Graf.
1983/2.97
Depicts a group of Arab warriors on horseback in full gallop charging away from the viewer through the desert landscape.
Christian Adolf Schreyer
The Retreat
1855 - 1895
oil | canvas
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis
1895.97
Casper Emerson
Help Them - Keep Your War Savings Pledge - Issued By U.S. Treasury Dept.
1912 - 1922
color lithograph | paper
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons
1954/2.35.32
Text: (above) Distributed By World Film Corporation - "Uniti Per Una Pace Vittoriosa" - (main) Third United States Official War Picture - Under Four Flags - Presented by Division of Films Committee on Public Information - George Creel, Chairman - Taken By The Official Photographers of the Allied Armies
Philip Martiny
Under Four Flags - Third Untied States Official War Picture
1913 - 1923
color lithograph | paper
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons
1954/2.35.63A
Japanese
Battle Scene, from an illustrated book
1855 - 1865
woodblock print | paper
Gift of Sarah and Otto Graf.
1983/2.98

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American Orientalist art at the turn of the 20th century
<p>America Encounters Asia in Art</p>

171 Collection Object Sources

A Call to Arms (2012/2.75)
Equestrian Battle (2006/1.103)
The Retreat (1895.97)
Battle Scene (1970/2.79)
Siege of Münster (1958/1.100)
Two German POWs (2012/2.79)
The Battle Awaits (2013/2.326)
Battle Scene (1966/2.35)
Warriors (2011/2.194)
Cavalry Charge (1985/2.73)
Guerre Civile (1961/2.20)
In the Trenches (2012/2.72)
Battle Scene (1997/1.72)
The Dead Soldier (2006/1.156)
Grenade Attack (2013/2.321)
Soldier (1943.106)
Victory Scene(?) (1969/2.121)
Shadows (1936.1)
Apsara Warrior (2007/2.79)
Transport (1985/1.125.8)
L' Exode (2004/1.126)
Wherefore War (2014/2.200)
A Trophy of War (2015/2.104)
Le petit Nemrod (2005/2.39)

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