Braubach and the Marksburg

Description:

Charcoal and ink wash sketch. The sketch depicts a village on the far bank of a river. On the near bank, in the foreground, are three empty rowboats. The sketch is done on thin green paper, which is affixed to slightly thicker white card. This mount is then affixed to a large piece of heavy card board. A label underneath the sketch reads: "BRAUBACK AND THE MARKSBURG/BY E. PEIXOTTO/TRANSFERRED FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT/2971."

Date Made: ca 1918Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: Germany: Rhineland Palatinate, Braubach

Related Event: World War I

Subject:

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25813Catalog Number: 25813Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)ink wash (overall pattern)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 3/4 in x 22 in; 34.925 cm x 55.88 cmsketch: 10 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 27.305 cm x 34.925 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-6f70-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445041

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