A Corner House at Badonviller

Description
Charcoal sketch on paper. The work depicts a damaged house on the corner of a street in Badonviller, France during World War I. The roof and one wall of the house are shell-torn, with structural elements, rafters, and the chimney visible from the street. Pairs of soldiers are walking past and gathered around the house.
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: 14 1/2 in x 15 1/4 in; 36.83 cm x 38.735 cm
sketch without frame: 11 3/8 in x 12 1/2 in; 28.8925 cm x 31.75 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
depicted
France: Lorraine, Badonviller
ID Number
AF*25939
catalog number
25939
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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