About this Work of Art ~
was created in 1968 by Laszlo Tar. The scene is just outside
Central Park, near the historic Plaza Hotel on a lovely
Fall day. Horse carriages patiently wait for their loving
passengers on this wonderful day.
Plaza Hotel's main entrance faces the southern
portion of Grand Army Plaza— commemorating
the Army of the Union in the Civil
War. Grand Army Plaza is in two sections,
bisected by Central Park South. The section in
front of the Plaza Hotel is centered by the Pulitzer
Fountain, of Abundance (not shown in
the work) created by Karl Bitter and funded
by the will of the newspaper publisher Joseph
Pulitzer: the statue in the fountain is Pomona
- Roman goddess of fruits and nuts. The north
side of Grand Army Plaza, a cutout from Central
Park, has the glorious Augustus
Saint-Gaudens bronze equestrian
statue of General
Sherman. Grand Army Plaza provided the original
main entrance to the carriage drives of Central
this day, Laszlo Tar sits on a bench and freezes
this timeless piece of romantic beauty.
here to see all Horse Carriage prints.
original is a watercolor & goauche on paper and the
print captures the beauty of that medium in perfect detail.
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