Our museum is temporarily closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. Read a message from our director, and check our website and social media for updates.

Rambucourt

Rambucourt

Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
Charcoal and ink wash sketch on paper. The work depicts the French village of Rambucourt during World War I, with shell-torn buildings in front of a church tower. The object's catalog card includes the inscription, "In the distance is the plain across which the Americans advanced on Sept. 13th, with Montsec and its village on the horizon."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918
artist
Peixotto, Ernest Clifford
Physical Description
ink wash (overall production method/technique)
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 7/8 in x 15 3/4 in; 27.6225 cm x 40.005 cm
ID Number
AF.25853
catalog number
25853
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
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
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.

Comments

Add a comment about this object