Great Shell Hole Near Cierges

Description
Pencil sketch on paper. This landscape depicts a shell-torn area with damaged buildings and a large shell hole in the foreground. The crater is partially filled with water. Two soldiers stand on the far edge of the crater, looking down at the water.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 11 1/4 in x 14 in; 28.575 cm x 35.56 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France
ID Number
AF*25835
catalog number
25835
accession number
64592
subject
Military
Art
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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