Village in Germany

Village in Germany

Description
Graphite, black crayon, sanguine crayon, and white gouache sketch. Village scene with traditional houses around a road. Several children, a woman, and a dog are in the road, along with two American soldiers and a horse. On the far right of the sketch, several men are sitting together next to a fence. The sketch is done on dark gray wove paper and mounted on tan card ruled with decorative lines. Written beneath the sketch, on the tan card, is the following inscription: "An invaded village in Germany-/Zone of the American Army of Occupation".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sketch
date made
1918-12-15
associated date
1917-1918
associated person
War Department
maker
Duncan, Walter Jack
place made
Germany
depicted
Germany
Physical Description
crayon (overall production method/technique)
pencil (overall production method/technique)
gouache (overall production method/technique)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 15 1/4 in; 27.94 cm x 38.735 cm
sketch: 8 3/4 in x 13 in; 22.225 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
AF.25704A
catalog number
25704A
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
Military
Art
Official Art from the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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