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A View from the Terrace at Boucq

A View from the Terrace at Boucq

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Description
Pencil and watercolor sketch on beige paper. The work depicts a view toward the east from a terrace in Boucq, France. The terrace is set high above a valley or flat plain with small towns depicted in the distance. There are three planes and an American observation balloon in the sky.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-06
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Grand Est, Ménil-la-Tour
Physical Description
pencil (overall production method/technique)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 11 13/16 in x 15 1/2 in; 30.00375 cm x 39.37 cm
sketch without frame: 8 3/16 in x 11 3/16 in; 20.79625 cm x 28.41625 cm
ID Number
AF.25911
catalog number
25911
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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World War I Art
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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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