Grandpre

Description:

A charcoal sketch on paper. This landscape shows Grandpre, France. In the foreground is a battleground with dugouts, barbed wire entanglements, and a bare tree on the left. Beyond the battleground are shell torn buildings, including a large church in the center that has some roof damage. The church is most likely the Église Saint-Médard.

Date Made: ca 1918Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Smith, J. Andre

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Grandpré

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.25989Catalog Number: 25989Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: sketch with frame: 11 15/16 in x 15 5/8 in; 30.32125 cm x 39.6875 cmsketch without frame: 7 3/8 in x 11 15/16 in; 18.7325 cm x 30.32125 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-726b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_445679

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