Village of the Dead

Description
Charcoal, crayon, pastel, and gouache sketch on heavy textured cream wove paper. American troops are mounted on a team of horses pulling a large artillery piece through a shell-torn village. In the left foreground, a cross with a helmet hung from it marks a grave.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
pastel (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 5/8 in x 26 7/8 in; 49.8475 cm x 68.2625 cm
ID Number
AF.25732
catalog number
25732
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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