Ruins of Varennes

Description
Charcoal and ink wash on white board. The ruined village of Varennes, France is visible on the far side of a canal bordered by a wall. The buildings are shell-torn and debris spills out in to the road running beside the river.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
depicted
France: Lorraine, Varennes-en-Argonne
France: Aire
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 15 5/8 in x 21 in; 39.6875 cm x 53.34 cm
ID Number
AF.25860
catalog number
25860
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
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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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