James Edward Buttersworth (British/American, 1817-1894), circa 1855
The clippership Flying Cloud coming out of a hurricane
signed lower right "J.E. Buttersworth"
oil on canvas
20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm.)
- Please note, the correct title for this paintings should read:
Flying Cloud on her record breaking voyage to San Francisco around Cape Horn in 89-days, April 20th 1854
In addition the painting is listed under this title (but not illustrated)in:
- Rudolph J. Schaefer, J. E. Buttersworth - 19th Century Marine Painter, Mystic Seaport, 2009, pg. 240 for a listing of this painting.
- Rudolph J. Schaefer, J. E. Buttersworth - 19th Century Marine Painter, Mystic Seaport, 1975, No. 284, pg 247 for a listing of this painting.
The circa date for this painting is 1854.