Field Encampment near Dun-sur-Meuse

Description
Ink and watercolor color sketch on paper. The work depicts a field encampment near Dun-sur-Meuse, France, after the Armistice of World War I. A road cuts through a field where there are a large number of tents pitched. Several graves marked by crosses line one side of the road.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
ink (overall production method/technique)
pencil (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 12 9/16 in x 16 1/8 in; 31.90875 cm x 40.9575 cm
sketch without frame: 8 in x 11 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 29.21 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
referenced
France: Lorraine, Dun-sur-Meuse
ID Number
AF*25926
catalog number
25926
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
depicted
Krass, Peter. Portrait of War: The U.S. Army’s First Combat Artists and the Doughboys’ Experience in WWI

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