James Edward Buttersworth (British/American, 1817-1894)
Regatta with Yachts 'Mayflower' and 'Huron' signed 'J.E. Buttersworth' (lower right) oil on canvas 18 x 24in
Provenance: Private Collection, Manhasset, New York
Note: The 'Mayflower' and the 'Huron' were owned by General Charles J. Paine and Mr. William Gray Jr. respectively. Both Gentlemen were members of the Eastern Yacht Club, suggesting this scene could be a regatta off Boston Harbor.