Fifth Avenue and Madison Square with the Corner of the Flatiron Building, New York City
Pastel, Conté crayon, gouache, charcoal, and watercolor on gray paper laid on board
Overall: 21 5/8 x 15 1/16 in. ( 54.9 x 38.3 cm )
signature and date: lower right: "Caroline van Bean/August 1918"
Inscribed at lower right inside image in black pastel: "Caroline van H. Bean / August 1918"
This is a view northeast across Madison Square from the corner of Fifth Avenue and 23rd Street. The old Madison Square Garden is in the background, and at the right is the Flatiron Building with a World War I display and flags.
This is one of the artist's studies of New York City in wartime, 1918-1919.
Gift of Mrs. Mary Mintz Koffler
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