American Soldiers Washing Up

Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on blue-gray paper. The sketch is a view of the river and the steps leading down to it as seen between two buildings. Several dwellings in the background. Soldier mounting steps and two soldiers at the water. The sketch is mounted to a larger piece of heavy white cardboard. A label affixed to this cardboard mount reads: "11./AMERICAN SOLDIERS WASHING UP IN THE DOLLER RIVER IN AN TOWN IN GERMAN/ALSACE. (Massevaux)./Peixotto."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 18 in x 14 in; 45.72 cm x 35.56 cm
sketch: 13 3/8 in x 10 1/8 in; 33.9725 cm x 25.7175 cm
ID Number
AF.25804
catalog number
25804
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
Flags
related event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
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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