The Argonne Country


Pencil and watercolor sketch on paper. The sketch shows an American soldier standing in the foreground on the left. He is next to an elaborate cross on a hill, looking out over a village, which is in the background on the right. The Argonne forest was the site of a major battle during World War I.

Date Made: 1918-11

Artist: Smith, J. Andre

Location: Currently not on view

Referenced: France: Argonne

Related Event: World War I


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, Military, World War I Art, Art, Combat Art, Art


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Credit Line: War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.26063Catalog Number: 26063Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketchOther Terms: sketch; Pencil and Ink

Physical Description: paper (mat board material)paper (sketch material)watercolor (sketch production method/technique)pencil (sketch production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 11 in x 15 3/4 in; 27.94 cm x 40.005 cmsketch: 5 3/4 in x 12 in; 14.605 cm x 30.48 cm


Record Id: nmah_384045

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