A View of Neufchateau

Description:

Pencil and watercolor sketch on paper. The work depicts the French city of Neufchâteau during World War I. The scene shows the city from an aerial perspective, with farms in the lower left portion of the sketch. A church steeple dominates the center of the sketch, with buildings surrounding the church on all sides.

Date Made: 1918-06Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Smith, J. Andre

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Neufchâteau

Related Event: World War I

Subject:

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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Related Publication: Krass, Peter. Portrait of War: The U.S. Army’s First Combat Artists and the Doughboys’ Experience in WWI

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25910Catalog Number: 25910Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: watercolor (overall production method/technique)pencil (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: sketch with frame: 12 1/8 in x 15 3/4 in; 30.7975 cm x 40.005 cmsketch without frame: 9 1/16 in x 12 3/8 in; 23.01875 cm x 31.4325 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7028-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445444

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