Braubach and the Marksburg

Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch. The sketch depicts a village on the far bank of a river. On the near bank, in the foreground, are three empty rowboats. The sketch is done on thin green paper, which is affixed to slightly thicker white card. This mount is then affixed to a large piece of heavy card board. A label underneath the sketch reads: "BRAUBACK AND THE MARKSBURG/BY E. PEIXOTTO/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2971."
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
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall pattern)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 3/4 in x 22 in; 34.925 cm x 55.88 cm
sketch: 10 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 27.305 cm x 34.925 cm
depicted
Deutschland: Rheinland-Pfalz, Braubach
ID Number
AF*25813
catalog number
25813
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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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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