Billeting Village Near Neufchateau, Farm Building

Description
Charcoal, watercolor, and gouache on heavy white card paper. The work depicts a set of buildings on a farm near Neufchâteau, France. The farm buildings are detailed with their bricks, roofs, and chimneys. There is an outline of a road. A building is in the immediate foreground on the left although the entire building is not shown. The sky is partially blue, and there are some trees in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Aylward, William James
referenced
France: Lorraine, Neufchâteau
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall materal)
Measurements
overall: 17 15/16 in x 21 15/16 in; 45.56125 cm x 55.72125 cm
ID Number
AF.25647
catalog number
25647
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
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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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