American Motor Trucks at Langres

Description
A charcoal and watercolor sketch on paper. A large building, La Porte de Moulins, rises above several other buildings and a clearing where army vehicles are grouped. American soldiers are roughly sketched and appear to be working on one of the trucks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-06
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 9 15/16 in x 15 15/16 in; 25.24125 cm x 40.48125 cm
sketch without frame: 6 1/4 in x 12 5/16 in; 15.875 cm x 31.27375 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Champagne-Ardenne, Langres
ID Number
AF*25902
catalog number
25902
accession number
64592
subject
World War I Art
Combat Art
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

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