West Indian Fruit Steamer, East River, New York City

West Indian Fruit Steamer, East River, New York City
Title
West Indian Fruit Steamer, East River, New York City
Date 
1904
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 18 x 24 in. ( 45.7 x 61 cm )
Description 
A white-hulled West Indian Fruit Steamer sailing past the Battery and up the East River is accompanied by two tugboats. Included in the Manhattan background is a clear view of the old aquarium, now known as Castle Clinton. Signed in the lower left: Carlton T. Chapman
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Carlton T. Chapman
Object Number 
1938.429
Marks 
signed: in lower left corner: "Carlton T. Chapman" signed and dated: on reverse: "Carlton T. Chapman, 1904,58 West 57th Street, N. Y.C."
Gallery Label 
This painting illustrates the vibrancy of the New York port, which is receiving produce from afar.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group