Valley of the Alzette, Luxembourg


Charcoal and ink wash drawing on white paper. The sketch is a view of a village on the Alzette River in Luxembourg during World War I. A church spire frames the right foreground of the drawing. There are two bridges spanning the river: a small one in the bottom foreground and a large one in the distance. A steep bluff abuts the town on the left, and hills are visible in the background.

Date Made: 1918

Artist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: LuxembourgAlzette

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.25895Catalog Number: 25895Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)ink wash (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 15 7/8 in x 21 1/4 in; 40.3225 cm x 53.975 cm


Record Id: nmah_445341

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