About This Artwork

Photographic Section, U.S. Air Service, American Expeditionary Forces (AEF)
and Major Edward J. Steichen, A.S.A. (American, born Luxembourg, 1879–1973)

Montfaucon, 1918/19

Gelatin silver print, from loose-leaf album of aerial photographs from the Photographic Section, Air Service, American Expeditionary Forces, World War I
23 x 17 cm (image/paper); 24.5 x 31.8 cm (album page)

Gift of William Kistler, 1977.705

© 2018 The Estate of Edward Steichen/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


For more on Edward Steichen’s work in the Art Institute’s collection visit the website: Edward Steichen's World War I Years.




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