Ruins of Baccarat

Description
Ink wash sketch on paper, of a street lined by ruined buildings. The view is from the inside of a shell-torn building and looks to the opposite side of the street. A woman, stooped and holding the hand of a small child, passes an American soldier in the street.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in; 26.67 cm x 34.925 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Lorraine, Baccarat
ID Number
AF*25861
catalog number
25861
accession number
64592
subject
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
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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