Troops Descending the Moselle

Description
Charcoal sketch on paper. The work shows troops marching along the Moselle River during World War I. The soldiers are moving along a road which closely follows the course of the river. The drawing is framed on the left by a line of trees, and a steep hill rises from the river in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 1/4 in x 16 in; 48.895 cm x 40.64 cm
drawing: 13 3/4 in x 11 1/8 in; 34.925 cm x 28.2575 cm
depicted
Mosel
ID Number
AF*25891
catalog number
25891
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Art
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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