Bombarded Town in the North, Toul Sector

Description
Charcoal sketch on white card stock. The work depicts damaged buildings in a town near Toul which has been deserted by its civilian population. The shell-torn buildings are at the left of a canal running through the middle of the sketch. A soldier is watering two horses in the canal at the right.
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)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 13 1/8 in; 26.67 cm x 33.3375 cm
depicted
France
ID Number
AF*25810
catalog number
25810
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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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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