Ruined Torcy

Description
Ink wash with charcoal on paper. The paper is affixed to a larger piece of beige cardboard. The drawing depicts a shell torn gothic church and the cemetery beside it. A tree stands behind the cemetery wall. The church and cemetery and bordered by a street that runs diagonally through the picture. More rubble is on the right of the street.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-07
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France: Picardie, Torcy-en-Valois
Physical Description
inkwash (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 3/8 in x 17 3/8 in; 39.0525 cm x 44.1325 cm
sketch: 11 3/16 in x 13 3/4 in; 28.3845 cm x 34.925 cm
ID Number
AF.25857
catalog number
25857
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
subject
Church
related event
World War I
See more items in
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

Comments

Add a comment about this object