A Belleau Farm

A Belleau Farm

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Description
Pencil and ink drawing on paper. The work depicts a damaged farm in Belleau, France during World War I. Several buildings have sustained heavy damage, probably during the Battle of Belleau Wood in June 1918. An entire building is missing its roof on the left, and interior walls are visible.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918-08
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Smith, J. Andre
depicted
France: Hauts-de-France, Belleau
referenced
France: Hauts-de-France, Belleau, Bois de
Physical Description
ink (overall production method/technique)
charcoal, pencil, or graphite (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
drawing with frame: 12 in x 16 1/8 in; 30.48 cm x 40.9575 cm
drawing without frame: 7 13/16 in x 11 3/4 in; 19.84375 cm x 29.845 cm
ID Number
AF.25921
catalog number
25921
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
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Combat Art
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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