American Wounded

American Wounded

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Description
Charcoal and pastel (or possibly color crayon) sketch on white paper. Three wounded American soldiers (in black and white) walking in front of a shell-torn church. The soldier to the left is carrying one end of a stretcher that is mostly out of the picture. To the right is a French soldier, with his back to the viewer, in the small church graveyard. Smoke rises from the ruins of the church.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1918-07
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
artist
Harding, George Matthews
referenced in signature
France: Hauts-de-France, Château-Thierry
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)
pastel (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 in x 24 in; 45.72 cm x 60.96 cm
ID Number
AF.25735
catalog number
25735
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
World War I Art
Art
Combat Art
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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