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Allegorical French Empire Clock Representing the Art of War
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A gilt bronze and griotte marble French Empire clock “Allegory to War”. The clock shows a winged Amour leaning against a griotte marble altar pedestal decorated with gilt bronze garl...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Mantel Clocks

Materials

Griotte Marble, Bronze

Only the dead see the end of war
By Magnus Gjoen
Located in London, GB
Gjoen is a London-born artist with an impressive fashion background, having studied fashion design in London and Milan and having worked for Vivienne Westwood amongst others. Gjoen t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary More Art

Materials

Digital

The Industry of War
By Vladimir Yoffe
Located in Minneapolis, MN
The WPA artist and art deco designer Vladimir Yoffe interrogates the tension between war and peace, past and future in this abstractly inspired gouache artwork dating to the end of W...
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1940s American Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

  • The Industry of War
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H 20.5 in. W 16.5 in. D 1 in.
The War of Independence
By Katherine Fraser
Located in Philadelphia, PA
"The War of Independence" is an original oil painting on canvas by Katherine Fraser in a handmade wood frame measuring fifty-nine inches in height by sixty-five inches in width, as p...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

War of the Worlds
By Mitch Dobrowner
Located in Sante Fe, NM
For nearly a decade, Mitch Dobrowner has ventured out with professional storm chasers into the American heartland photographing the energy of a wondrous and sometimes perilous planet...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

War of the Worlds
By Mitch Dobrowner
Located in Sante Fe, NM
photo-eye Galley is excited to debut 9 new images form Mitch Dobrowner's STORMS series. Dobrowner has always been drawn to weather and in 2009 he actively started seeking out temp...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

The Spoils of War
By Orson Lowell
Located in Minneapolis, MN
A sophisticated, topical Orson Lowell pen and ink drawing featuring a Japanese soldier bowing before a mythically inspired goddess of death (named Lowell Mortise, a play on the Latin...
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Early 1900s Art Nouveau Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Pen, Ink

  • The Spoils of War
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H 30.5 in. W 22.5 in. D 1 in.
The Dog-Gods of War are Never Satisfied
By Mike Maxwell
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Born in 1979 San Diego based artist Mike Maxwell has built a loyal following with his signature stone-blue faces, gloomy churches & beautiful windmills. Self-taught & continuously im...
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21st Century and Contemporary Outsider Art Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

The Battle of Queenston Heights (War of 1812)
By Diana Thorneycroft
Located in Montreal, Quebec
Diana Thorneycroft is a Winnipeg artist who has exhibited various bodies of work across Canada, the United States and Europe, as well as in Moscow, Tokyo and Sydney. She is the recip...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper

Chewbacca - Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (Limited Edition of 25)
Located in New York, NY
This 1982 photograph, featuring Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew), was taken on the set of Lucas Studios, London, UK for the original Star Wars Movie: Return of the Jedi (1983). In 1982 Georg...
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1980s Contemporary Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

"The War of Stars", signed lithograph by Erró
By Erró
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Gudmundur Erro, Icelandic (1932 - ) Title: The War of Stars Year: 2001 Medium: Serigraph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 199 Image Size: 24 x 18 inches Size: 30 x 22 ...
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Early 2000s Pop Art Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

The Council of War, 10th June 1666
By Maarten Platje
Located in Greenwich, CT
Shown here is a council of war onboard the flagship of the Dutch fleet, "The Seven Provinces" - also the flagship of admiral Michiel Adriaensz de Ruyter. Admiral de Ruyter has raised...
Category

2010s Realist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

Darth Vader - Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (Limited Edition of 25)
Located in New York, NY
This 1982 photograph, featuring Darth Vader (Dave Prowse), was taken on the set of Lucas Studios, London, UK for the original Star Wars Movie: Return of the Jedi (1983). In 1982 Geor...
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1980s Contemporary Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

19th century French painting - Napoleon Bonaparte on the battlefield - War
Located in Antwerp, BE
Very rare French painting depicting Napoleon Bonaparte on the battlefield of Eylau by a follower of Baron Antoine-Jean Gros This magnificent painting, created around 1810 and undoub...
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19th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Paper, Board

War Dance Of The Sauks And Foxes
By McKenney & Hall
Located in San Francisco, CA
War Dance of the Sauks and foxes hand colored lithograph, circa 1837 Published by E.C. Biddle, Philadelphia. Beautiful hand colored lithograph from the "History of the Indian Tribe...
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Mid-19th Century Realist Figurative Prints

Materials

Aquatint, Lithograph

The Great War n. 11 /Treaty of Versailles
By Charles Paul Renouard
Located in Paonia, CO
The Great War no. 11 / Treaty of Versailles shows The National Assembly of Paris where delegates are signing the Treaty of Versailles ending World War I . Although the armistice...
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Early 20th Century Figurative Prints

Materials

Lithograph

Princess Leia - Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (Limited Edition of 8), 30"x40",
Located in New York, NY
This photograph, featuring Princess Leia (Carrie Frances Fisher), was taken at the set of the original Star Wars Movie: Return of the Jedi (1983). In 1982 George Lucas commissioned p...
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1980s Contemporary Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

The Battle Of Sluys (1340) - The Hundred Years War (1337-1453)
Located in Blackwater, GB
The Battle Of Sluys (1340), oil on canvas Rare account of the opening engagement of The Hundred Years War (1337-1453) Fine huge scene of the Battle Of Sluys between the English and...
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18th Century Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Han Solo 02 - Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (Limited Edition of 25)
Located in New York, NY
This 1982 photograph, featuring Han Solo (Harrison Ford) holding a gun, on a Brown monochromatic shot, was taken on the set of Lucas Studios, London, UK for the original Star Wars Mo...
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1980s Contemporary Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

Boer War - Panorama Of The Battle Of Colenso, military army photogravure
By René Bull
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
'Panorama of the Battle of Colenso, Showing Positions, December 15, 1899, 8AM. Drawn by J Finnemore, RI, and Enoch Ward, RBA, from a full sketch by Rene Bull, our special corresponde...
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Early 20th Century Other Art Style Figurative Prints

Materials

Photogravure

Princess Leia - Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (Limited Edition of 25), 20"x24"
Located in New York, NY
This photograph, featuring Princess Leia (Carrie Frances Fisher), was taken at the set of the original Star Wars Movie: Return of the Jedi(1983). In 1982 George Lucas commissioned ph...
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1980s Contemporary Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

American War Of Independence, Believed to be the Battle of Saratoga
Located in Blackwater, GB
American War Of Independence, 19th Century Large 19th Century panoramic scene from the American War Of Independence, oil on canvas. An extensive view of the battle at the fortified ...
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19th Century Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

The Battle Of Towton 1461, 19th Century - English School - War Of The Roses
Located in Blackwater, GB
The Battle Of Towton 1461, 19th Century English School - War Of The Roses Large 19th Century English School account from the War Of The Roses of the Battle of Towton, oil on canva...
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Mid-19th Century English School Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Original Post-War Oil Painting of Road by the Lough in Ireland by Irish Artist
By Denis Thornton
Located in Preston, GB
Original Post-War Oil Painting of Road by the Lough in Ireland by Irish Artist Denis Thornton (1937-1999) Art measures 26 x 18 inches Frame measures 32 x 24 inches (approx.) Denis...
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1980s Post-War Landscape Paintings

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Canvas, Cotton, Oil

Woven Wicker and Wood Azande War Shield for a High Ranking Warrior, DRC
Located in Leuven , BE
The original large leather handle is intact, including the wicker stitching, though it shows some signs of damage, 19th century. The Azande tribe had three levels of warriors all wit...
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Antique 19th Century Congolese Tribal Art

Materials

Organic Material, Wood

Land of Milk and Honey: The War, Oil Painting
By Gregory Block
Located in Denver, CO
Gregory Block's "Land of Milk and Honey: The War" is an oil on board created in 2019 depicting a elaborate still life. About the artist: Gregory was born in Kansas City, Missou...
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2010s Realist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

War Of The Worlds I (Spirits Of Skies 096095), Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
By Ansgar Dressler
Located in Yardley, PA
Another one from my signatory Spirits Of Skies Collection. This one comes in various red tones (inlcuding neon red), mixed with black and magenta, against a distant appearing backgro...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Pair of Russian Mementos of the Napoleonic War, Dated 1812, 1814
Located in St. Catharines, ON
A rare set of two blue Moroccan leather mementos each decorated with fine gilded renderings of two Russian Napoleonic military campaign medals recto and verso linked by a ribbon. The...
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Antique Early 19th Century Neoclassical More Objets d'Art and Vertu

Young Marilyn Monroe at the Beach tug of war 40x50 acrylic & mixed media canvas
By Ceravolo
Located in Southampton, NY
With private collectors like, Elton John, Rod Stewart and Hugh M. Hefner, Ceravolo's Large scale contemporary Pop Art paintings have received international acclaim for more than fou...
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2010s Pop Art Mixed Media

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Canvas, Oil Pastel, Acrylic, Archival Ink

Portrait of a Soldier of the 1st World War - Bronze Sculpture - Early 1900
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of a soldier of the first world war is a bronze plaster sculpture realized by Anonymous artist of the XX century. The artwork represents a portrait of one of the millions ...
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Early 20th Century Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Portrait of a Soldier of the 1st World War - Bronze Sculpture - Early 1900
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of a soldier of the first world war is a bronze plaster sculpture realized by Anonymous artist of the XX century. The artwork represents a portrait of one of the millions ...
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Early 20th Century Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Portrait of a Soldier of the 1st World War - Bronze Sculpture - Early 1900
Located in Roma, IT
Portrait of a soldier of the first world war is a bronze plaster sculpture realized by Anonymous artist of the XX century. The artwork represents a portrait of one of the millions ...
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Early 20th Century Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

18th Century Neoclassical Oil Painting of the Trojan War: Briseis & Achilles
By James Thornhill
Located in London, GB
James Thornhill (1674-1735) Oil on canvas 12 x 14 inches; 16 ½ x 18 ½ in. Inc. frame The subject matter and inclusion of herms on both sides shows the influence of Louis Laguerre (...
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Early 18th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

In the Name of Peace - 21st Century, Political Art, Figurative, Trianon, War
By Tara von Neudorf
Located in Berlin, DE
In the Name of Peace, 2010 Black and colored marker and brown paint on old map (Signed front right corner) 66.92 H x 51.18 W in 170 H x 130 W cm The series of works "In the Name of....
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Oil, Permanent Marker

Antique Print of a Farmer from Upper Austria During the Peasant's War of 1626
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique costume print titled 'Oberösterreichischer Bauer, Zeit des österreichischen Bauernkrieges 1626'. Old print showing a farmer from Upper Austria during the Austrian Peasant's W...
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Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Art

Materials

Paper

Portrait Of An Officer Of The 50th Regiment, early 19th Century Napoleonic Wars
Located in Blackwater, GB
Portrait Of An Officer Of The 50th Regiment, early 19th Century Napoleonic Wars Era Interest - English School Large early 19th century British Military portrait of a young officer...
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Early 19th Century Portrait Paintings

Materials

Board, Oil

1962 Release of the Cold War novel, "Fail Safe"
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Pen & Ink, Acetate Overlays of India Ink on Board Signature: Signed Lower Right Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for the 1962 release of the nightmarish Cold War...
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1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Board, Pen

The Navy of the Future.
By George Horace Davis
Located in New York, NY
Original monochrome gouache illustration for the Illustrated London News. London, May 12, 1956.
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1950s Post-War Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Antique Print of a Farmer's Wife from Upper Austria During the Peasant's War
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique costume print titled 'Oberösterreichischer Bauersfrau, Zeit des österreichischen Bauernkrieges, 1626. Old print showing a farmer's wife from Upper Austria during the Austrian...
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Antique Late 19th Century Decorative Art

Materials

Paper

Episode of the Franco-Prussian war of 1870, a cantonment of soldiers, drawing
Located in Paris, FR
French School 19th Century Episode of the Franco-Prussian war of 1870, a cantonment of soldiers during the siege of Paris Pen and brown ink on paper 15 x 23 cm Annotated on the lower...
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1870s Realist Interior Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink

Star Wars (R2-D2) - large format photograph of the iconic droid robot 40 x 32"
By Tom Schierlitz
Located in San Francisco, CA
Star Wars (R2-D2) by Tom Schierlitz still life photograph of the original iconic Star Wars droid robot 40 x 32 inches (102 x 81cm) signed edition of 25 60 x 48 inches (152 x 122cm...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

Star Wars ( R2-D2 ) - large format photograph of the iconic droid robot 60x48"
By Tom Schierlitz
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale still life photograph of the original iconic droid robot from the classic Star Wars movies Star Wars (R2-D2) by Tom Schierlitz 60 x 48 inches (152 x 122cm) signed edit...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Archival Ink, Archival Paper

One of the 54th, Buffalo Soldier, Civil War Bronze Sculpture by Don Huntsman
By Don Huntsman
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Don Huntsman, American (1934 - ) Title: One of the 54th Year: 1992 Medium: Bronze with Plaque, Wood Base, signature, date, and numbering inscribed Edition: 12/40 Size: 22 x ...
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Intuition/ one of the first "Multiples"/ Signed by Beuys/ drawing/ Editors stamp
By Joseph Beuys
Located in Cologne, DE
Joseph Beuys (12 May 1921 – 23 January 1986) was one of the most influential German artists of the second half of the 20th century. He also was a teacher at the “Kunstakademie Düssel...
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Late 20th Century Post-War More Art

Materials

Metal

Funeral of the Gods
By Irving Norman
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Irving Norman. "Funeral of the Gods" is a social surrealist painting, oil on canvas in a dark palette by Post-War artist Irving Norman. It is signed in the lower right,...
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Mid-20th Century Post-War Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Chairman of the Board
By Irving Norman
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Irving Norman. "Chairman of the Board" is a social surrealist painting, oil on canvas in a dark palette by American artist Irving Norman. The artwork is unsigned. The L...
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Mid-20th Century Post-War Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Caps, Still Life of Percussion Caps Used During the Civil War, Oil on Linen
By William Blake
Located in Chicago, IL
William Blake's simple still life is of four spent percussion caps. The percussion cap was easier to load, more weather resistant and more reliable, so by the time of America's civ...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

The Letter (Large Black & White Ballpoint Pen Drawing of Civil War Soldiers)
By Linda Newman Boughton
Located in Hudson, NY
60 x 48 inches black ballpoint pen drawing on cotton Arches paper. Hung with two dark red powder coated aluminum bars. This large, vertical black and white ballpoint pen drawin...
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2010s Modern Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Archival Paper, Ballpoint Pen

End of the Day, Marilyn Monroe, "Something's Got to Give"
By Lawrence Schiller
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A silver gelatin print by Post War artist Lawrence Schiller. "End of the Day, Marilyn Monroe, "Something's Got to Give"" is a black and white photographic print of Marilyn Monroe, he...
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1960s Post-War Nude Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Moll (Minor) // Screen print // not signed // copy not part of the edition of 65
By Sigmar Polke
Located in Cologne, DE
Sigmar Polke (1941-2010) was one of the most important german artists of the late 20th century. In 1961 he joined with Manfred Kuttner, Konrad Lueg and Gerhard Richter the class of K...
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21st Century and Contemporary Post-War Prints and Multiples

Materials

Paper, Color, Screen

An early 20th Century drawing of a father coming home from the 1st World War
Located in Petworth, GB
Adolphe Willette (French, 1857 – 1926) Quand papa reviendra (When Papa comes home) Pencil on paper with black crayon Signed and dated ‘A. Willette / 1917’ (lower left) 12 x 10in. (30...
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Early 20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, Pencil

Mimmo Rotella The Lights of the City Slashed Silk-screen Print on Canvas
By Mimmo Rotella
Located in Paris, FR
Mimmo Rotella, Le Luci della citta 2005 Slashed silk-screen print on canvas Edition of 60 Signed and numbered on the lower left 124 x 86 cm Mimmo Rotella is an Italian artist and ...
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Early 2000s Post-War Figurative Prints

Materials

Screen, Canvas, Silk

Aerial View of the Empire State Building, Manhattan, May 21, 1969
By Jean-Pierre Laffont
Located in New York, NY
Born in 1935, Jean-Pierre Laffont studied photography at Arts et Métiers in Vevey, Switzerland before immigrating to the United States in 1965 where he began his career as a photojou...
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1960s Post-War Black and White Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

Die Treppe von Cannes / The stairway of Cannes / Offset / signed by Polke
By Sigmar Polke
Located in Cologne, DE
Sigmar Polke (1941-2010) was one of the most important german artists of the late 20th century. In 1961 he joined with Manfred Kuttner, Konrad Lueg and Gerhard Richter the class of K...
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21st Century and Contemporary Post-War Abstract Prints

Materials

Cardboard, Offset

The Terror of War
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Nick Ut won both the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography and the 1973 World Press Photo of the Year for "The Terror of War" while photo-documenting the Vietnam War for the...
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1970s Modern Black and White Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Satin Paper, Archival Pigment

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H 12.21 in. W 14.18 in.
War Souvenir #17 (The studio of A.S.), 2005
By Paolo Ventura
Located in New York, NY
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Photography

Materials

C Print

War Souvenir #15 (Sansepolcro. The body of a German soldier.), 2005
By Paolo Ventura
Located in New York, NY
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Photography

Materials

C Print

War Souvenir #21 (The body of an unidentified soldier.), 2005
By Paolo Ventura
Located in New York, NY
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Photography

Materials

C Print

Guerre de 14-18 (The War of 1914-18)
By Salvador Dalí­
Located in New York, NY
Guerre de 14-18 (The War of 1914-18) 1967 Etching on Japon Paper 15 x 11 inches (38.1 x 27.94 cm) Edition of 100 Signed
Materials

Etching

Large Chinese Sculpture of The God of War (Guandi)
Located in Wilton, CT
Three-Color (Sancai) Glazed Stoneware Sculpture of The God of War (Guadi), Majestically Seated on his Throne, Wearing Military Armor, Holding up his Right Hand in a Teaching Gesture.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Ceramics

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The Art Of War For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate the art of war for your needs in our varied inventory. You can easily find an example made in the Contemporary style, while we also have 13 Contemporary versions to choose from as well. If you’re looking for a the art of war from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 18th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. Adding a the art of war to a room that is mostly decorated in warm neutral tones can yield a welcome change — find a piece on 1stDibs that incorporates elements of black, gray, beige, brown and more. Finding an appealing the art of war — no matter the origin — is easy, but M.C. Escher, Francisco Goya, Currier & Ives, Mitch Dobrowner and Jean-Michel Basquiat each produced popular versions that are worth a look. Frequently made by artists working in paint, woodcut print and oil paint, these artworks are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

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The price for an artwork of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — a the art of war in our inventory may begin at $99 and can go as high as $135,000, while the average can fetch as much as $2,450.