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The Tow Boat Conqueror

Artist:
James Guy Evans (active ca. 1835–60)
Date:
1852
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
39 1/2 x 50 in. (100.3 x 127 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1962
Accession Number:
62.256.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: [at the bottom]: The Tow boat Conquerer Capt. John Heation. coming from the Balize Oct. 29th. 1847. painted by J. [G.] Evans for Capt. Heation [sic] November 1852.
John Heaton, New Orleans, 1852–before 1933; with Louise A. Weems, New Orleans, by 1933; with Harry Stone Gallery, New York, after 1933; with Louise C. Lyons, New York; Private Collection, Nice, France; Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Cambridge, Maryland, 1960–1962
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