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View of Buzancy

View of Buzancy

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Description
Mixed media sketch on paper. Scene of the village of Buzancy in Aisne, northern France. Captain J. Andre Smith depicts small structures in the foreground that sustained damage during World War I. The perspective of the artwork is from the East, showing the apse and steeple of the village church in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Grand Est, Buzancy
Physical Description
paper (mat board material)
paper (overall material)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 15 3/4 in; 31.115 cm x 40.005 cm
sketch: 6 1/4 in x 11 1/2 in; 15.875 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
AF.26086
catalog number
26086
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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