Grandpre

Description
A charcoal sketch on paper. This landscape shows Grandpre, France. In the foreground is a battleground with dugouts, barbed wire entanglements, and a bare tree on the left. Beyond the battleground are shell torn buildings, including a large church in the center that has some roof damage. The church is most likely the Église Saint-Médard.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 11 15/16 in x 15 5/8 in; 30.32125 cm x 39.6875 cm
sketch without frame: 7 3/8 in x 11 15/16 in; 18.7325 cm x 30.32125 cm
depicted
France: Champagne-Ardenne, Grandpré
ID Number
AF*25989
catalog number
25989
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
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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