The Main Street in Sanzey

Description
Brush and ink wash sketch with touches of graphite. Sketch depicts a road leading through a village. A church with a large steeple dominates the scene. Troops with horses and a wagon are on the right, lined up against the building. Smaller buildings and a water trough are on the left. Down the road, a mounted soldier's horse rears in front of a man and small child. The sketch is executed on white wove paper mounted on beige card that has been ruled with decorative graphite lines.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 13 3/8 in; 30.48 cm x 33.9725 cm
sketch: 9 1/2 in x 11 3/8 in; 24.13 cm x 28.8925 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
arrondissement where Sanzey is located
France: Lorraine, Toul
ID Number
AF*25703
catalog number
25703
accession number
64592
subject
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
World War I Art
Combat Art
event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
World War I Art
Combat 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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