The Church St. Aignant

Description
Charcoal with ink wash sketch on paper. The sketch depicts a ruined church with rubble piled in front. The catalog card reads: "'St. Aignant is situated under the strong fortress of Liouville [sic] and formed the front line position of the French so that the town was practically wiped out."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-09-19
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 1/4 in x 12 7/8 in; 43.815 cm x 32.7025 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
ID Number
AF*25872
catalog number
25872
accession number
64592
subject
Church
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat 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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