The Square at Echternach, Luxembourg

The Square at Echternach, Luxembourg

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Colored sketch on thick white paper. This work depicts Place du Marche in the Luxembourgish village of Echternach on Luxembourg's border with German Rhineland at the close of World War I. Banners line the facade of Echternach's city hall in the foreground, and the steeples of the basilica rise from the background. The soldiers in the square are likely American, an Army truck is visible on the street to the right, and a Red Cross ambulance is on the street to the left.
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Sketch; Mixed Media
date made
Smith, J. Andre
Luxembourg: Echternach, Echternach
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
paper (sketch material)
pencil (sketch production method/technique)
colored pencil (sketch production method/technique)
overall: 11 3/4 in x 15 1/2 in; 29.845 cm x 39.37 cm
sketch: 7 1/4 in x 11 in; 18.415 cm x 27.94 cm
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Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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