Lucy-le-Bocage

Description
Ink wash and pencil sketch on light green paper. The work depicts a damaged church in or near Lucy-le-Bocage, France during World War I. A large, mostly leafless tree is shown in front of the shell-torn gothic church. Other small buildings appear on the edges of the sketch surrounding the rubble-filled 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
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
pencil (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 14 3/16 in; 27.94 cm x 36.03625 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France
ID Number
AF*25843
catalog number
25843
accession number
64592
subject
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Combat Art
Art
Military
Church
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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