Field Encampment near Dun-sur-Meuse


Ink and watercolor color sketch on paper. The work depicts a field encampment near Dun-sur-Meuse, France, after the Armistice of World War I. A road cuts through a field where there are a large number of tents pitched. Several graves marked by crosses line one side of the road.

Date Made: 1918Associated Date: 1917-1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentArtist: Smith, J. Andre

Location: Currently not on view

Referenced: France: Grand Est, Dun-sur-Meuse

Related Event: World War I


See more items in: Military and Society: 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.25926Catalog Number: 25926Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: ink (overall production method/technique)pencil (overall production method/technique)watercolor (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: sketch with frame: 12 9/16 in x 16 1/8 in; 31.90875 cm x 40.9575 cmsketch without frame: 8 in x 11 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 29.21 cm


Record Id: nmah_445745

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