Tents and Barracks at Gievres

Description
Mixed media sketch (charcoal, pastel, and likely watercolor and/or gouache) on paper. In the center of the sketch is a stand of tall trees. Tents and other low structures form a line through the drawing. Several soldiers stand among the crop rows. There appear to be several telephone or telegraph poles in the background, behind the tents. These barracks were located at Gievres, France during World War I.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
paper (mat board material)
paper (overall material)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
pastel (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 10 3/4 in x 15 1/8 in; 27.305 cm x 38.4175 cm
sketch: 6 5/8 in x 11 5/8 in; 16.8275 cm x 29.5275 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Centre, Gievres
ID Number
AF*26067
catalog number
26067
accession number
64592
subject
World War I Art
Combat Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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