The Church, Cierges

Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on paper. In the foreground are several ruined buildings, behind which stands the shell-torn church. There is a cross on top of the church tower which has been damaged.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-08-10
associated person
War Department
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
black and brown ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 7/8 in x 14 7/8 in; 50.4825 cm x 37.7825 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
ID Number
AF*25869
catalog number
25869
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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