Village of the Dead

Village of the Dead

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Description
Charcoal, crayon, pastel, and gouache sketch on heavy textured cream wove paper. American troops are mounted on a team of horses pulling a large artillery piece through a shell-torn village. In the left foreground, a cross with a helmet hung from it marks a grave.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
crayon (overall production method/technique)
pastel (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 5/8 in x 26 7/8 in; 49.8475 cm x 68.2625 cm
ID Number
AF.25732
catalog number
25732
accession number
64592
World War I
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Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
World War I Art
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Combat Art
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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