Spring In Washington Square, New York, NY by artwhiz47


Small (15.5" x 23.2")


Spring In Washington Square, New York, NY by 

Sizing Information

Small 15.5" x 23.2"
Medium 22.0" x 33.1"
Large 31.2" x 46.9"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border


  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame

Looking more or less northward, up Fifth Avenue through the Washington Square Arch. The marble arch stands 77 feet high, & was designed by prominent New York architect Stanford White. Construction began in 1892, & the arch was dedicated in 1895. As you might guess, it honors George Washington, for whom the fine little park is named. Washington Square Park sits in the middle of Greenwich Village near New York University. About twenty-five blocks north, at Fifth Avenue & W. 33rd Street, stands the Empire State Building, which can be see in the distance here. Turn around 180 degrees, & you will see this .

A short bio, eh? I am Sheila, & I am short.

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  • Tracy Faught
    Tracy Faughtabout 5 years ago

    Excellent Shelia!!! It really does have a wonderful Spring feel to it!! Great vantage point!! :P

  • Thanks, Tracy – this was actually taken four years ago when we visited NYC in April. A view looking in the opposite direction can be seen here .

    – artwhiz47

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezabout 5 years ago

    Excellent capture Sheila and the Empire State Building is beautifully framed in the arch. Nice work …

  • Many thanks, Tom. I like Edinburgh much better than NYC as a place to visit…. But the Big Apple has its moments!

    – artwhiz47

  • Thanks for the favorite, my friend.

    – artwhiz47

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldabout 5 years ago

    My old stomping grounds!! Just about lived there as a teenager! The West Village……..brings back memories……:-)

  • How cool!! It’s my favorite part of the City, though I love the area up around Central Park – Midtown – too. Thanks!

    – artwhiz47

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful scene, Sheila. Nicely “springy”!

  • Thanks, Mike. Had fun on that short trip – stayed just around the corner from here at the Washington Square Hotel – a small, family-run, very European-feeling hostelry. Spent a lot of time people-watching.

    – artwhiz47

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...about 5 years ago

    great shot Sheila

  • Thanks, Dave. Lots of dog-watching in the park, too!

    – artwhiz47

  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaabout 5 years ago

    Great spot!! Love the memories this brings back

  • Thank you, M ~ I also took a pic of a street performer, a sort-of, or perhaps would-be, poet/singer who would make up a song for you. I talked to him & hung around listening to his product. We had a VERY funny & interesting conversation!

    – artwhiz47

  • Brock Hunter
    Brock Hunterabout 5 years ago

    well composed Sheila ( and, what Mike said )

  • Thanks, Brock. I think the essence of Mike’s comment is ‘springy’, & I can handle that. Springy today, forsooth – gale winds, they say, warm & stormy. Same for you. Duck & cover.

    – artwhiz47

  • jamesmhe
    jamesmheabout 5 years ago

    superb composition, love the view through the arch, so much detail and the figure in the foreground make this..a cracking shot!

  • Thank you, James. That woman in the red sweater, almost certainly an NYU student, kept moving around, but because I REALLY wanted to get that red in my shot, I waited for her to position herself in The Composition. I thought of asking her to sit there, but didn’t want to force the issue, & she finally settled in on her own!

    – artwhiz47

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 5 years ago

    Well composed, interesting read, with an awesome DOF, just read your Homepage Profile, and I must say you have achieved alot of varied accomplishments in your young life…Kudos to you Sheila!!!

  • Many thanks, Larry – my Young Life, eh? Thanks for that as well… only ten years younger than you, I believe…. This photo & its mate were taken with my old Pentax film camera – a camera I still use; it has outstanding optics.

    – artwhiz47

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyabout 5 years ago

    Great work, love shots peeping through arches/holes.

  • Thanks, Gary – I agree with you!

    – artwhiz47

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