Thomas Buttersworth (British, 1768-1828)
A partially dismasted frigate heading into a sheltered bay with an erupting volcano beyond; An armed cutter of the Royal Navy approaching Gibralter; A gale-damaged frigate passing a chalk headland when running into port under jury rig, a set of three
the first and third signed with initials 'T.B.' (lower left)
oil on panel
9.5 x 14cm (3 3/4 x 5 1/2in).