James Edward Buttersworth (British/American, 1817-1894) Shipping off Sandy Hook depicting the merchant brig XXXXX outward bound and passing the yachts XXXX and XXXX in a close race. 14 x 22 in. (35.5 x 55.8 cm.)
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James Edward Buttersworth (British/American, 1817-1894) Shipping off Sandy Hook Depicting a merchant brig flying an NY flag, and two schooner yachts, homeward bound, in a close race. 14 x 22 in. (35.5 x 55.8 cm.)
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James Edward Buttersworth (British/American, 1817-1894)
Shipping off Sandy Hook
Depicting a merchant brig flying an NY flag, and two schooner yachts, homeward bound, in a close race.

signed lower right "J.E. Buttersworth" oil on canvas
14 x 22 in. (35.5 x 55.8 cm.)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Rudolph J. Schaefer, J. E. Buttersworth - 19th Century Marine Painter, Mystic Seaport, 2009, pp. 153 for a similar example and subject.
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