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
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-09-13
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
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
Place Made
Europe: France
Associated Place
France: Lorraine, Flirey
ID Number
AF*25696
catalog number
25696
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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