Courtyard of Ruined Chateau in Toul


Charcoal, ink wash, and white crayon sketch on paper. The work depicts the courtyard of a large chateau in Toul France. One of the walls of the chateau is badly damaged. Several soldiers, equipment, and trucks are in the courtyard. A label attached to the mount, underneath the sketch, reads: "COURTYARD OF RUINED CHATEAU IN THE TOUL SECTOR NOW USED AS/REPAIR WORKS FOR AUTOS AND TRUCKS./PEIXOTTO 173."

Date Made: 1918-05Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Referenced: France: Grand Est, Toul

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.25821Catalog Number: 25821Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 18 in x 14 in; 45.72 cm x 35.56 cmsketch: 12 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 32.385 cm x 26.67 cm


Record Id: nmah_445258

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