The Road through Fossoy. (On the German line of Retreat)

The Road through Fossoy. (On the German line of Retreat)

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Description
Gouache, ink wash, and graphite. The work depicts a shell-torn building near Fossoy, France. One side of the building has been completely destroyed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918-07-26
associated person
War Department
artist
Aylward, William James
depicted
France: Hauts-de-France, Département de l'Aisne
Physical Description
wash (overall production method/technique)
heavy card (overall material)
graphite (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall (with frame): 11 15/16 in x 17 15/16 in; 30.32125 cm x 45.56125 cm
painting (without frame): 10 in x 15 3/16 in; 25.4 cm x 38.57625 cm
ID Number
AF.25675
catalog number
25675
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
World War I Art
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Combat Art
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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