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Bosnian Harvest

© Peter Howson. All rights reserved, DACS 2019. Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums

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The picture depicts two women (the left figure shown with head bowed) wearing green dresses, standing in a pile of mutilated corpses. The women hold sacks and are collecting body parts. To the right in the middle distance is the figure of an advancing soldier and beside him a child with outstretched arms. Another small scale figure of a running soldier can be seen above the shoulder of the woman on the left.

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery





oil on canvas


H 122.5 x W 142.5 cm

Accession number

NCM 1995-51

Acquisition method

purchased from Flowers East Gallery with the assistance of the Museums and Galleries Commission and the Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, 1995

Work type


Normally on display at

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Friar Lane, off Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 6EL England

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