Village Square in Bouresches

Description
Charcoal and pencil sketch on paper. The focal point of the drawing is a large denuded tree that looks like it has been shelled. There is a man arranging something (possibly rocks for a grave) at the base of the tree. The background depicts the buildings of a square, all of which have been shelled.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-07
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 7/8 in x 13 3/8 in; 27.6225 cm x 33.9725 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
ID Number
AF*25896
catalog number
25896
accession number
64592
subject
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
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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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