Off Duty

Description
Oil and watercolor painting on paper of two American soldiers while off duty during World War I. The soldiers are in uniform and sitting on a cot. The soldier on the right is wearing his helmet, with his rifle (probably an M1903 Springfield) propped on the cot next to him, reading a newspaper. The soldier on the left is smoking a cigarette and looking at the viewer. His helmet and bag are hanging on the wall above his head and there is a canteen at his feet. Signed by the artist at bottom left, "Harvey Dunn, 1918"
Location
Currently on loan
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Dunn, Harvey Thomas
artist
Dunn, Harvey Thomas
place made
France
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
drawing with frame: 32 1/16 in x 25 1/8 in; 81.43875 cm x 63.8175 cm
drawing without frame: 26 in x 19 1/2 in; 66.04 cm x 49.53 cm
ID Number
AF.25712
catalog number
25712
accession number
64592
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
Military
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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