Clearing Out the Road through Mont St. Père

Description
Charcoal and gouache on beige textured paper mounted on brown card. The work depicts soldiers clearing rubble off the road that goes through Mont-Saint-Père. The large building that dominates the scene is badly damaged from the war.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Aylward, William James
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall (with brown card): 18 1/4 in x 25 3/8 in; 46.355 cm x 64.4525 cm
drawing (beige textured paper only): 17 1/2 in x 23 3/16 in; 44.45 cm x 58.89625 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France
ID Number
AF*25651
catalog number
25651
accession number
64592
subject
Combat Art
Art
World War I 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
depicted
Krass, Peter. Portrait of War: The U.S. Army’s First Combat Artists and the Doughboys’ Experience in WWI

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