Band Concert at Neufchateau

Description:

Charcoal and watercolor sketch on paper. A large group of people, many of whom are soldiers, are gathered around a statue of Joan of Arc in the town of Neufchateau, France. The two people closest to the viewer appear to be an American soldier (in brown) and a French soldier (in blue). The band mentioned in the title of the work is obscured by the crowd.

Date Made: ca 1918Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Smith, J. Andre

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Neufch√Ęteau

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25956Catalog Number: 25956Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: watercolor (overall production method/technique)charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: sketch with frame: 12 1/2 in x 15 11/16 in; 31.75 cm x 39.84625 cmsketch without frame: 9 5/16 in x 12 5/16 in; 23.65375 cm x 31.27375 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-77c1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445457

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