American-French Conference

American-French Conference

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Description
Crayon and charcoal sketch on heavy cream wove paper. This is a crowded scene of American and French troops in a small, dark wine cellar. On the left, the Americans and French are gathered around a table; their faces are illuminated by a light on the table. On the right is a French soldier reclining; two soldiers are beside him, one of whom is wearing a sling around his right arm.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918-06-08
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
depicted
France: Hauts-de-France, Château-Thierry
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
colored crayon (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 in x 24 in; 40.64 cm x 60.96 cm
ID Number
AF.25729
catalog number
25729
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
World War I Art
Combat Art
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Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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