A Corner House at Badonviller

A Corner House at Badonviller

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Description
Charcoal sketch on paper. The work depicts a damaged house on the corner of a street in Badonviller, France during World War I. The roof and one wall of the house are shell-torn, with structural elements, rafters, and the chimney visible from the street. Pairs of soldiers are walking past and gathered around the house.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
ca 1918
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Grand Est, Badonviller
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sketch with frame: 14 1/2 in x 15 1/4 in; 36.83 cm x 38.735 cm
sketch without frame: 11 3/8 in x 12 1/2 in; 28.8925 cm x 31.75 cm
ID Number
AF.25939
catalog number
25939
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Military
World War I Art
Art
Combat Art
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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