Posts Tagged ‘Charles Constantin Joseph Hoffbauer’

The magic of a New York city roof garden

May 27, 2009

This 1904 painting, “Roof Garden,” is more than 100 years old, but it captures a magical part of a New York City summer in the 21st century: enjoying the nighttime breeze at a rooftop bar or restaurant.¬†

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It’s part of the Museum of the City of New York’s “Painting the Town” collection and is the work of¬†French-born painter Charles Constantin Joseph Hoffbauer.