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St. Juvin

St. Juvin

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Description
Charcoal and graphite sketch on paper. The sketch shows several shell-torn buildings in Saint-Juvin, France during World War I. In the foreground of the work, surrounding a dirt road, are damaged buildings, debris, a broken telephone pole, and a motor truck.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Arrondissement where St. Juvin is located
France: Grand Est, Vouziers
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 3/4 in x 14 in; 29.845 cm x 35.56 cm
sketch: 11 1/4 in x 13 1/4 in; 28.575 cm x 33.655 cm
ID Number
AF.25864
catalog number
25864
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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World War I Art
Combat Art
Military
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Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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