As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are temporarily closed. We are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on our website and social media.

What Remains of Vaux, 1918

What Remains of Vaux, 1918

Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on white paper. The work depicts ruined buildings along a road in Vaux, France during World War I. Shell-torn buildings and debris line both sides of the road, with a few people and a vehicle in the road in the distance.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 1/4 in x 13 1/4 in; 23.495 cm x 33.655 cm
ID Number
AF.25899
catalog number
25899
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
See more items in
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
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Note: Comment submission on our collection pages is temporarily unavailable. Please check back soon!

If you have a question or require a personal response, please visit our FAQ or contact page.