The Market Place, Fere-En-Tardenois

Description
Pencil, charcoal, and ink wash sketch on white paper. The sketch shows damaged buildings on the central square of Fère-en-Tardenois, France during World War I. The square is empty except for a truck, a group of soldiers carrying rifles, and a few people closer to the buildings. The buildings are pock-marked with shell damage, and many of the roofs are so damaged that the rafters are showing.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-08
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 13 1/4 in; 26.67 cm x 33.655 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Picardie, Fère-en-Tardenois
ID Number
AF*25880
catalog number
25880
accession number
64592
subject
World War I Art
Combat Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat 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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