Chaumont

Description
A pencil and watercolor sketch on paper of a view of Chaumont, France. The twin spires belong to the Basilique St. Jean Baptiste (Basilica of John the Baptist). The right of the spires, atop a hill, is the remains of the castle of the Counts of Champagne.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-03-23
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 12 in x 15 3/16 in; 30.48 cm x 38.57625 cm
sketch without frame: 8 3/16 in x 11 1/4 in; 20.79625 cm x 28.575 cm
depicted
France: Champagne-Ardenne, Chaumont
ID Number
AF*25966
catalog number
25966
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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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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