Courtyard of Ruined Chateau in Toul

Description
Charcoal, ink wash, and white crayon sketch on paper. The work depicts the courtyard of a large chateau in Toul France. One of the walls of the chateau is badly damaged. Several soldiers, equipment, and trucks are in the courtyard. A label attached to the mount, underneath the sketch, reads: "COURTYARD OF RUINED CHATEAU IN THE TOUL SECTOR NOW USED AS/REPAIR WORKS FOR AUTOS AND TRUCKS./PEIXOTTO 173."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-05
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 18 in x 14 in; 45.72 cm x 35.56 cm
sketch: 12 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 32.385 cm x 26.67 cm
referenced
France: Lorraine, Toul
ID Number
AF*25821
catalog number
25821
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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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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