Rambucourt

Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on paper. The work depicts the French village of Rambucourt during World War I, with shell-torn buildings in front of a church tower. The object's catalog card includes the inscription, "In the distance is the plain across which the Americans advanced on Sept. 13th, with Montsec and its village on the horizon."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 7/8 in x 15 3/4 in; 27.6225 cm x 40.005 cm
ID Number
AF.25853
catalog number
25853
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
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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