A Field Hospital on the Road to Château-Thierry

Description
Pencil and watercolor sketch on paper. The work depicts a field hospital near Château-Thierry, France. The field hospital, comprised of a number of white tents, is on the right. An ambulance and several people are in the adjacent road, which runs behind several permanent buildings. Two soldiers are sitting under a tree on the left.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
referenced
France: Picardie, Château-Thierry
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 10 in x 15 7/8 in; 25.4 cm x 40.3225 cm
sketch without frame: 6 1/16 in x 12 1/8 in; 15.39875 cm x 30.7975 cm
ID Number
AF*25938
catalog number
25938
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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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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