Sunday Morning at Cunel

Charcoal and oil (possibly also pastel and watercolor) painting of fighting on a Sunday morning at Cunel in France. Depicted are two American soldiers sheltering behind an embankment in the woods. The soldier in the background is wearing a camouflaged helmet and uniform and is lying on his stomach aiming his rifle (probably an M1903 Springfield). The soldier in the foreground is wounded with bloody bandages on his arm. He is lying on his side next to the second soldier. His rifle is lying on the hill to his left. In the distance at right are vague outlines of more soldiers moving through the woods. Signed by the artist at bottom right, "Harvey Dunn, AEF"
Currently on loan
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Dunn, Harvey Thomas
Dunn, Harvey Thomas
France: Lorraine, Meuse
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
oil (overall production method/technique)
pastel (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
drawing with frame: 24 1/16 in x 32 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 61.11875 cm x 81.5975 cm x 1.27 cm
drawing without frame: 16 3/4 in x 24 1/2 in; 42.545 cm x 62.23 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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