A View of Château Thierry

Description
Pencil and crayon sketch on paper. The work depicts the village of Château-Thierry, France during World War I. The Saint-Crepin church rises above the other buildings of the village. On the bottom left corner of the drawing the artist wrote "Chateau Thierry Looking south-west from the Chateau terrace."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-08-04
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 10 3/4 in x 15 5/8 in; 27.305 cm x 39.6875 cm
sketch without frame: 12 1/4 in x 7 1/8 in; 31.115 cm x 18.0975 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Picardie, Château-Thierry
ID Number
AF*25900
catalog number
25900
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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