A View of Neufchateau

Description
Pencil and watercolor sketch on paper. The work depicts the French city of Neufchâteau during World War I. The scene shows the city from an aerial perspective, with farms in the lower left portion of the sketch. A church steeple dominates the center of the sketch, with buildings surrounding the church on all sides.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-06
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Lorraine, Neufchâteau
Physical Description
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 12 1/8 in x 15 3/4 in; 30.7975 cm x 40.005 cm
sketch without frame: 9 1/16 in x 12 3/8 in; 23.01875 cm x 31.4325 cm
ID Number
AF.25910
catalog number
25910
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
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
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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