Afternoon Concert in the Courtyard at Hospital at Langres

Description
Pencil sketch on paper. Underneath a stand of trees, a large band plays for a group of men assembled in a courtyard. In the center foreground, a man in a wheelchair listens to the concert. The sketch is attached to heavy card that has a label affixed at the bottom center that reads "AFTERNOON CONCERT IN THE COURTYARD/AT HOSPITAL AT LANGRES/BY E. PEIXOTTO/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2957."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 20 in x 17 in; 50.8 cm x 43.18 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Champagne-Ardenne, Langres
ID Number
AF*25799
catalog number
25799
accession number
64592
subject
Military
Art
Medicine
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat 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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