Below you'll see several paintings depicting scenes from the French Revolution.
Information about these and other paintings of the French Revolution can be found at wikimediacommons.org.
How do artists turn a war scene into art?
What do they show in order to tell the story of the war?
Is there a feeling they are trying to convey?
Are there any common elements to these paintings?
What do you think makes a war painting good?
Is it color, light, style, content, or something else?
Tell us your thoughts!