General Pershing Entering St. Mihiel

Description
Charcoal sketch with ink wash. The work depicts General Pershing greeting crowds of people in a square in Saint-Mihiel, France. Behind the general is a line of French soldiers, both mounted and on foot, in formation.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-09
associated date
1917-1918
date depicted in sketch
1918-09-13
associated person
War Department
depicted
Pershing, John J.
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France: Lorraine, Saint-Mihiel
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/8 in x 20 1/4 in; 33.3375 cm x 51.435 cm
ID Number
AF.25828
catalog number
25828
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
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Military
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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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