Tuesday, September 12, 2017

George Matthews Harding

Behind Montmirail, American Division 16 

1/2 in x 20 1/2 in; 41.91 cm x 52.07 cm   

    charcoal,crayon, pastel on paper
 

Description
Crayon, pastel, and charcoal on white paper. The work depicts a group of troops and wagons moving across a bridge near Montmirail, France.
A large tree borders the road, where American and French soldiers ride horses or horse-drawn wagons. 1918-07




Saturday, August 26, 2017

William James Aylward


 
 
Description
Charcoal, ink wash, and gouache drawing on beige textured paper. The work depicts refugees returning to a shell torn village in Hatton Chattel, France. Older men, women, children, sheep and a mule laden with clothing gather in front of a severely damaged building. An American soldier is standing in the center of the drawing. In the foreground on the left, a man in dark clothes stands looking at the crowd.
Measurements

            overall: 20 7/16 in x 25 1/4 in; 51.91125 cm x 64.135 cm 
 
Depicted

France: Lorraine, Vigneulles-lès-Hattonchâtel 
 
Physical Description
 
charcoal (overall production method/technique)wash (overall production method/technique)gouache (overall production method/technique) paper (overall material)
       


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Friday, August 18, 2017

GARRET MCFANN

 8.5" x 11" preparatory drawing for painting




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 THE TENANT FARMER 1939.
8.5"x 11" acrylic on board

 Tenant farmer in Chatham County, North Carolina.
Painted from a Farm Security Administration photograph by Dorothea Lange.





Saturday, August 12, 2017

GIL ELVGREN

A Spicy Yarn, preliminary Brown & Bigelow calendar illustration

1952. Pencil on paper
22 x 17 in

GIL ELVGREN 

(American, 1914-1980)