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Peace Concluded

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Peace Concluded
Peace Concluded
John Everett Millais
Oil on canvas
The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund

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  • Millais depicts a fictional middle-class family in England learning of an important contemporary event, the end of the Crimean War.

  • The subject is uncertain, but may be a symbolic commemoration of British military traditions in the Victorian era.

  • This painting is an example of the Pre-Raphaelite style, which advocated a return to serious subjects and naturalistic representation, and emphasized accuracy of detail and color.

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