In the Bishop's Palace, Verdun

Description
A pencil and watercolor sketch on paper. The sketch is of a room in the bishop's palace at Verdun, France during World War I. The focal point is a broken window in the center of the sketch. The rest of the room is also in disrepair. Through the window is a view of the village of Verdun.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Lorraine, Verdun
Physical Description
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
pencil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 15 13/16 in x 12 3/8 in; 40.16375 cm x 31.4325 cm
sketch without frame: 10 13/16 in x 7 3/4 in; 27.46375 cm x 19.685 cm
ID Number
AF.25999
catalog number
25999
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
See more items in
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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