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Article: Our Flag (Painting)

Our Flag (Painting)

Our Flag (Painting)

Frederic Edwin Church painted Our Flag in 1864 as a symbolic image of America during the Civil War. The 31-star flag of the Union flutters amidst the smoke of battle as a symbol of the artist's belief in the eventual triumph of the Union.

Artist: Frederic Edwin Church
Date: 1864
Original medium: Oil on canvas