American Artillery Relieved at Deumx After Days of Hard Fighting

Description
Charcoal sketch on illustration board. The work depicts the exhausted members of an artillery unit moving away from the line at Deumx, France. A line of soldiers, horses, wagons, and artillery pieces are moving through a forest. Many of the soldiers, whether riding on horses, vehicles, or walking, are slouched and stooped.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-07
associated date
1917-1918
depicted
1918-07-19
associated person
War Department
artist
Morgan, Wallace
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 in x 19 7/8 in; 40.64 cm x 50.4825 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
ID Number
AF*25758
catalog number
25758
accession number
64592
subject
Combat Art
Art
World War I Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
Art
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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