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James Gale Tyler (Oswego, New York 1855-1931 Pelham Manor, New York)
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James Gale Tyler (Oswego, New York 1855-1931 Pelham Manor, New York)

Overdue: An American paddle tug towing in a storm-damaged steamer

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James Gale Tyler (Oswego, New York 1855-1931 Pelham Manor, New York)
Overdue: An American paddle tug towing in a storm-damaged steamer
signed 'JAMES G. TYLER' (lower left)
oil on canvas
40 x 60 in. (101.7 x 152.5 cm.)
Sold with a letter from the artistr to Mr. Moses Tanenbaum (11th July 1895) and with a facsimile copy of a letter from J.M. Jones to Mr. Moses Tanenbaum (14th November 1890)
Provenance
Purchased by Mr. Moses Tanenbaum (1890), from the artist's agent, J.M. Jones of New York and thence by descent.
Literature
The New York Times, 28th April 1893.
Exhibited
New York, Holbein Company Gallery, April 1893.
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This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage
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Lot Essay

In a letter from James Gale Tyler to Mr Tanenbaum (11th July 1895) the artist ranks the picture 'in the front line' of his art work, calling it 'such a picture as an artist realy [sic.] wishes to be remembered by'.
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