The Battery from Governor's Island, NYC

Object Number: 
1938.426
Date: 
1904
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 x 31 in. ( 50.8 x 78.7 cm )
Marks: 
signed and inscribed: in lower left corner: "Carlton T. Chapman" inscribed: on reverse in pencil: "The Battery N.Y. City from/Governors Island-Morning Oct. 1904"
Description: 
Painting that depicts the view of the Battery from Governor's Island; motor boat with several figures docked at a pier in foreground; freighter with smokestack in background; New York City skyline in background.
Gallery Label: 
Another example of Chapman's work depicting the busy New York City port and the many different types of vessels at work there.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Carlton T.Chapman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group