Buttersworth the Straight Lounge An American Ship
Lot 3066
James Edward Buttersworth (British/American, 1817-1894) A British ship of the line leading the blue squadron past Dover 12 x 16 in. (30.4 x 40.6 cm.)
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Lot Details
(n/a) James Edward Buttersworth (British/American, 1817-1894)
A British ship of the line leading the blue squadron past Dover
signed lower right: "J.E. Buttersworth"
oil on canvas
12 x 16 in. (30.4 x 40.6 cm.)

Footnotes

  • The label on the frame mistakenly declares this painting to be of the Constitution. The blue dusters flying from the sterns of the first two ships depicts the Blue Squadron, with the commander of the Blue Fleet leading(as designated by the flag flying from the main mast) on board a 1st rate ship, sailing past Dover.
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