Artillery Horses in the River at Andilly

Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on white paper. Soldiers lead teams of horses across a river. In the background are several buildings, trees, more horses, and vehicles. There is a bridge on the right. Beneath the sketch are two printed labels affixed to the cardboard mount. The label below the center of the sketch reads: "ARTILLERY HORSES IN THE RIVER AT / ANDILLY / BY W. MORGAN / TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT / 2919". The label beneath the sketch and to the right reads "8. x15397 / ARTILLERY HORSES IN THE RIVER AT ANDILLY. / W. MORGAN".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 3/4 in x 23 1/2 in; 40.005 cm x 59.69 cm
sketch: 12 1/4 in x 19 1/8 in; 31.115 cm x 48.5775 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
arrondissement where Andilly is located
France: Île-de-France, Sarcelles
ID Number
AF*25761
catalog number
25761
accession number
64592
subject
Combat Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
World War I Art
Military
Art
Horses
event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat Art
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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