In Pursuit of the Enemy

Description
Charcoal and crayon sketch on white paper. American troops in a shell-torn village. The soldier in center foreground has his bayonet fixed to his rifle. A deceased man and rifle lying on the ground at left. Buildings, including a damaged church spire, line the background.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918-07-24
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
Physical Description
pastel (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 15/16 in x 17 15/16 in; 60.80125 cm x 45.56125 cm
referenced
France: Picardie, Château-Thierry
ID Number
AF*25734
catalog number
25734
accession number
64592
related event
World War I
See more items in
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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