Flirey

Description
Charcoal sketch on paper. The work depicts a ruined church spire atop a hill in Flirey, France. Troops and army trucks are in the road near the remains of a communicating trench in the foreground.
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: 12 1/4 in x 17 1/4 in; 31.115 cm x 43.815 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Lorraine, Flirey
ID Number
AF*25827
catalog number
25827
accession number
64592
subject
World War I Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Combat Art
Military
Art
event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
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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