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Scenes of Battle in the Bois de Belleau, France

Object Number: 
1948.613
Date: 
1918
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, and touches of graphite on heavy paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. ( 37.8 x 25.1 cm ) mat: 19 1/8 x 14 1/8 in. ( 48.6 x 35.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower right: "Bois de Belleau--1918/O.W." inscription: top left: "To General James G. Harbord/from one of the 5th Marines/John W. Thomason jr."
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower right in black ink: "Bois de Belleau -- 1918 / JWT"; at upper left: "To General James G. Harbord / from one of the fifth warriors. / John W Thomason jr[?]"
Description: 
Vignette studies of American soldiers fighting in Belleau Wood in 1918, during World War I, under Lieutenant-General James Guthrie Harbord, sent to him by the artist, a member of the 5th Marines.
Gallery Label: 
This contains vignette studies of American soldiers fighting in Belleau Wood in 1918, during World War I, under Lieutenant-General James Guthrie Harbord (1866-1947).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James G. Harbord
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group