The Argonne Country

The Argonne Country

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Description
Pencil and watercolor sketch on paper. The sketch shows an American soldier standing in the foreground on the left. He is next to an elaborate cross on a hill, looking out over a village, which is in the background on the right. The Argonne forest was the site of a major battle during World War I.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
Other Terms
sketch; Pencil and Ink
date made
1918-11
artist
Smith, J. Andre
referenced
France: Argonne
Physical Description
paper (mat board material)
paper (sketch material)
watercolor (sketch production method/technique)
pencil (sketch production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 15 3/4 in; 27.94 cm x 40.005 cm
sketch: 5 3/4 in x 12 in; 14.605 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
AF.26063
catalog number
26063
accession number
64592
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
World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
Art
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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