The Tugboat New Rochelle, 24 July 1957
Graphite on paper
20 1/4 x 24 1/4 in. (51.4 x 61.6 cm)
Artwork: © 2022 Morgan Art Foundation Ltd./Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Robert Indiana drawing the tugboat Newport, 1956. Photo: Jack Youngerman
Indiana lived in Coenties Slip, a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, from 1956–65. There he turned to the local environment for inspiration, sketching the tugboats that roamed the river near his studio.