A Battlefield on the Marne

Description
Mixed media on paper. This landscape depicts a battlefield that was part of the Second Battle of the Marne during World War I. This conflict was a turning point in the war. On July 15-16, 1918, the 38th Regiment of the Third Infantry Division of the United States Army participated in a battle here. Two crosses marking graves in the left foreground.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-07
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
color materials (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch without frame: 11 in x 18 7/8 in; 27.94 cm x 47.9425 cm
sketch with frame: 6 15/16 in x 12 15/16 in; 17.62125 cm x 32.86125 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
ID Number
AF*25946
catalog number
25946
accession number
64592
subject
World War I Art
Art
Combat 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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