"Heartless" Meets A Resting Place of Prisoners by Vasily Vereshchagin (1878-1879)

Lyric: "How could you be so, cold as the winter wind when it breeze yo"

At over nine-feet wide, this incredibly detailed painting captures a scene witnessed by the artist during the Russo-Turkish War. It hangs on the west wall of Beaux-Arts Court in the Brooklyn Museum.

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