Monument Left to the Memory of the German Occupation of Flirey

Monument Left to the Memory of the German Occupation of Flirey

Description
Brush and ink wash with touches of graphite. A large ruin stands in the center of the sketch; some small trees or shrubs are to the left of the ruin. Sketch done on beige wove paper mounted on tan card with decorative ruled graphite lines. A label attached to the center bottom of the card mount reads: "MONUMENT LEFT TO THE MEMORY OF THE/GERMAN OCCUPATION OF FLIREY/BY W. J. DUNCAN/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2854."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1918-09-13
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
Associated Place
France: Lorraine, Flirey
Physical Description
ink (overall production method/technique)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 3/4 in x 14 3/8 in; 29.845 cm x 36.5125 cm
sketch: 8 in x 10 1/4 in; 20.32 cm x 26.035 cm
ID Number
AF.25696
catalog number
25696
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
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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