Pulitzer Fountain

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Pulitzer Fountain
Grand Army Plaza, NYC (2014) - 2.JPG
The fountain and sculpture in 2014
Artist Karl Bitter, Thomas Hastings
Year 1916 (1916)
Type Fountain, sculpture
Material Bronze, marble
Subject Pomona
Dimensions 6.7 m (22 ft)
Location New York City, New York, United States

Pulitzer Fountain is an outdoor fountain designed by Karl Bitter and architect Thomas Hastings, located in Manhattan's Grand Army Plaza in New York. The 22-foot-tall ornamental fountain, dedicated in 1916, was donated by Joseph Pulitzer to complement William Tecumseh Sherman. The allegorical bronze statue Pomona, depicting the goddess of abundance holding a basket of fruit, sits at the top of the fountain. Bitter died while working on Pomona, so it was completed by his assistant Karl Gruppe and Isidore Konti.[1]


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