Tanks Attacking Early September 26th Between Avocourt and Montfaucon

Tanks Attacking Early September 26th Between Avocourt and Montfaucon

Description
Charcoal and pastel drawing on heavy beige textured laid paper. The subject of the drawing is a tank attack during World War I. In the foreground is a tank, most likely a Renault FT; in front of the tank are barbed-wire entanglements. Three more tanks are visible in the background. A man walks along the road. Smoke rises on the horizon.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
referenced
1918-09-26
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
referenced
France: Lorraine, Montfaucon
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
pastel (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22 in x 29 1/2 in; 55.88 cm x 74.93 cm
ID Number
AF.25749
catalog number
25749
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
related event
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History