Neuf Maisons

Description
Ink wash sketch on paper. In this village scene, troops and vehicles move about a road running through town. The village church's spire rises above the other buildings of the town. At the bottom left of the sketch is attached a slip of paper that reads: " NEUF MAISONS 14387/Neuf Maisons -- a typical village of the Lorraine front/in which the American Troops are billeted./Peixotto." This paper is glued over a hand-written inscription.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France: Lorraine, Neuves-Maisons
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/4 in x 20 in; 33.655 cm x 50.8 cm
ID Number
AF.25848
catalog number
25848
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
Combat Art
Military
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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