Troops Leaving Esnes

Description
Mixed media sketch on paper. In the sketch, a column of troops advances down a road that runs from the left background to the right foreground. The landscape behind the troops shows the effects of the war. A piece of equipment appears to be stuck on the side of the road on the left side of the sketch.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-09-26
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted region/arrondissement
France: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Cambrai
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 24 in x 30 in; 60.96 cm x 76.2 cm
sketch: 17 1/2 in x 24 1/2 in; 44.45 cm x 62.23 cm
ID Number
AF.25892
catalog number
25892
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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