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
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
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
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Lorraine, Varennes-en-Argonne
France: Aire
ID Number
AF*25860
catalog number
25860
accession number
64592
subject
World War I Art
Combat Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
event
World War I
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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