Famous battles—including the Battle of Hastings and the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown--changed history. Browse through a vast collection of paintings depicting battles fought on land and on sea, and feel the energy of the vividly colored canvases filled with brilliant hues and punctuated by stark contrast. From the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 to the Battle of Five Forks in 1865, from naval battles on the high seas to the Battle of Port Hudson in 1863, you will find chilling representations of deadly battles that shifted the balance of power for their participants. Each image tells a story, a story fought with steel and gunpowder, with courage and tragedy. Whether you are a history buff or merely a dilettante, there’s a battle brewing for you!