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The Staten Island Ferry


This painting depicts a scene that happens every day on the Staten Island Ferry.  A woman of color is sitting next to an older white man who looks to be sleeping.

Artist: Griselda Healy

Title: The Staten Island Ferry

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dates: 1997

Dimensions: 27 in. x 27 in.

Culture: American

Accession Number: A2006.9.1

Rights Statement: Copyright - Staten Island Museum

Credit: Gift of the Artist

Tags: 20th century, american, canvas, ferry, healy, oil, painting, staten island ferry, transportation