The Argonne Country

Description
Pencil and watercolor sketch on paper. The sketch shows an American soldier standing in the foreground on the left. He is next to an elaborate cross on a hill, looking out over a village, which is in the background on the right. The Argonne forest was the site of a major battle during World War I.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-11
artist
Smith, J. Andre
referenced
France: Argonne
Physical Description
paper (mat board material)
paper (sketch material)
watercolor (sketch production method/technique)
pencil (sketch production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 15 3/4 in; 27.94 cm x 40.005 cm
sketch: 5 3/4 in x 12 in; 14.605 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
AF.26063
catalog number
26063
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
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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