Prisoners from the Front by Winslow Homer

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Arienne King
by Winslow Homer
published on 20 April 2021
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"Prisoners from the Front" by American painter Winslow Homer (1836–1910 CE) depicts the aftermath of a battle during the American Civil War. It portrays Union officer Brigadier General Francis Channing Barlow (1834–1896 CE) capturing several Confederate officers after the Battle of Petersburg, Virginia on June 21, 1864 CE.

Oil on canvas. 1866 CE. 61 cm (24 in) x 96.5 cm (38 in). Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Homer, W. (2021, April 20). Prisoners from the Front by Winslow Homer. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13870/prisoners-from-the-front-by-winslow-homer/

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Homer, Winslow. "Prisoners from the Front by Winslow Homer." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 20, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13870/prisoners-from-the-front-by-winslow-homer/.

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Homer, Winslow. "Prisoners from the Front by Winslow Homer." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Apr 2021. Web. 25 Sep 2021.