Ruins of Baccarat


Ink wash sketch on paper, of a street lined by ruined buildings. The view is from the inside of a shell-torn building and looks to the opposite side of the street. A woman, stooped and holding the hand of a small child, passes an American soldier in the street.

Date Made: 1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Baccarat

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


Exhibition Location:

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25861Catalog Number: 25861Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in; 26.67 cm x 34.925 cm


Record Id: nmah_445356

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