20 July 2005
James Edward Buttersworth (American, 1817-1894)
A three-masted U.S. merchantman shortening sail off the American coast as the pilot cutter approaches her starboard beam
signed 'J E Buttersworth' (lower right)
oil on canvas
18 x 24 in. (45.6 x 61 cm.)
Marine Arts, Salem
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This vessel is shown flying the very distinctive American pilot 'jack' (the flag requesting a pilot) at her foremasthead.
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