August Steidl


Oil on illustration board. Portrait of Sergeant August Steidl. Steidl wears the Medaille Militaire medal and the Croix de Guerre with Palm above his left breast pocket. He possibily wears a collar disk but it has not been filled in with color or detail. Steidl has his arms crossed and has brown eyes and a moustache. Only his head and medals have been filled in with color. Steidl's signature is in the bottom left corner in pencil.

Date Made: 1919Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Associated Person: Chase, Joseph CummingsChase, Joseph CummingsArtist: Chase, Joseph Cummings

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany: Rhineland Palatinate, Montabaur

Related Event: World War I


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.58065MCatalog Number: 58065MAccession Number: 203612

Object Name: Painting

Physical Description: oil (overall production method/technique)illustration board (overall material)Measurements: overall: 24 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 62.23 cm x 46.99 cm


Record Id: nmah_447742

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