The Plaza Hotel [New York], c.1908
Signed lower right: "JPennell". Mounted to brown paper.
The pastel shows the new Plaza Hotel by architect Henry Hardenburgh (completed in 1907), together with the new and extraordinary Sherman monument by Augustus St. Gaudens (unveiled 1903) in the recently established Grand Army Plaza at the southeast corner of Central Park in New York. The view is from 5th Avenue looking southwest to the Plaza.