Cold Nights Coming on

Description
Pen, ink, and brush and ink wash sketch. Several soldiers sit around a fire in a large chimney in a structure that is in ruins. Parts of the roof are missing. Two soldiers on top of a platform in the right of the sketch. Two horses on the left of the sketch. A line of clothes runs from the platform to one side of the fireplace. The sketch is done on white wove paper mounted on tan card that is ruled with decorative graphite lines.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-10-20
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
Physical Description
ink (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 14 1/4 in; 26.67 cm x 36.195 cm
sketch: 8 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 31.115 cm
Place Made
Europe: France
arrondissement of Neuvilly
France: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Cambrai
ID Number
AF*25693
catalog number
25693
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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