22 November 2016
Distinguished American Art from a New York Private Collection
James Edward Buttersworth (1817-1894)
Yachts Racing, New York Harbor
oil on metal
9 in. (22.9 cm.) diameter, image; 11 ¾ in. (29.8 cm.), overall
Quester Gallery, Stonington, Connecticut.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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The present work depicts a pair of cutter yachts racing in upper New York Bay between Castle Garden, seen on the left decorated with flags, and Castle William on the right.
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