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On the Chateau Heights, Grandpre

On the Chateau Heights, Grandpre

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Description
Charcoal and watercolor sketch on white paper, mounted on thick paper. Sketch shows shell torn buildings and trees on the right, and a church in the background on the left. The buildings have damaged roofs, and the trees look like they're dead. The church seems unharmed by shelling. There are fields in the distance.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918-10
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Smith, J. Andre
artist
Smith, J. Andre
referenced
France: Grand Est, Grandpré
Physical Description
charcoal (sketch production method/technique)
watercolor (sketch production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
paper (sketch material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in; 31.75 cm x 39.37 cm
sketch: 8 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in; 21.59 cm x 29.845 cm
ID Number
AF.26024
catalog number
26024
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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