The Village at Courteau on the Slope of Hill 204

The Village at Courteau on the Slope of Hill 204

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Description
Colored sketch on white paper, mounted on thick paper. The sketch is a vivid depiction of a destroyed village. The houses in the foreground are in disarray. Many have broken roofs and, in some cases, crumbling walls or fences. There is a large tree in the foreground on the left, and in the background the rest of the village can be seen in less detail, followed by agricultural fields.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
Other Terms
Sketch; Mixed Media
date made
1918-08
artist
Smith, J. Andre
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
paper (sketch material)
crayon (sketch production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 15 1/4 in; 30.48 cm x 38.735 cm
sketch: 9 1/2 in x 12 in; 24.13 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
AF.26073
catalog number
26073
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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