American Wounded

Description
Charcoal and pastel (or possibly color crayon) sketch on white paper. Three wounded American soldiers (in black and white) walking in front of a shell-torn church. The soldier to the left is carrying one end of a stretcher that is mostly out of the picture. To the right is a French soldier, with his back to the viewer, in the small church graveyard. Smoke rises from the ruins of the church.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918-07
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
pastel (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 in x 24 in; 45.72 cm x 60.96 cm
referenced in signature
France: Picardie, Château-Thierry
ID Number
AF*25735
catalog number
25735
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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