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