James Edward Buttersworth (1817-1894)
James Edward Buttersworth (1817-1894)
James Edward Buttersworth (1817-1894)
James Edward Buttersworth (1817-1894)
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Property from the James William Glanville and Nancy Hart Glanville Collection
JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH (1817-1894)

British Steam Clipper Off Castle Garden, New York Harbor

Details
JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH (1817-1894)
British Steam Clipper Off Castle Garden, New York Harbor
oil on board
8 x 9 3⁄4 in. (20.3 x 24.7 cm.)
Painted circa 1870.
Provenance
H. Sellers McKee, New York.
Dr. Richard Fitton, Adamsville, Rhode Island.
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York.
Acquired by the late owners from the above, 1984.
Literature
R.J. Schaefer, J.E. Buttersworth: 19th-Century Marine Painter, Mystic, Connecticut, 1975, p. 251, no. 365.
R.J. Schaefer, J.E. Buttersworth: 19th-Century Marine Painter, Mystic, Connecticut, 2009, p. 252.
Exhibited
Trenton, New Jersey, New Jersey State Museum, Two New Jersey Marine Painters: J. Buttersworth and A. Jacobsen, January 6-March 25, 1973.
Further details
We would like to thank Gregg Dietrich for his assistance with cataloging this lot.

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Lot Essay

The present work likely depicts the British passenger liner City of Paris entering New York Harbor; the American flag near the front indicates she is arriving rather than leaving. She was launched by the Inman Line shipping company whose flag is the third from left.

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