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View Of Upper Bay


Maritime scene of upper New York Bay looking toward Staten Island.  A sailing vessel is in the right foreground.  Four vessels are in the left background.

James E. Buttersworth  was born on the Isle of Wight and died in Hoboken, New Jersey. He was a marine painter that immigrated to the United States between 1845 and 1847.  Buttersworth painted for over sixty years with an eye for exact detail.

Artist: James Edward Buttersworth (1817 - 1894)

Title: View Of Upper Bay

Medium: Oil on panel

Dates: c. 1860-1870

Dimensions: 7.75 in. x 11.75 in.

Signature/Inscription: J.E. Buttersworth; Front - Lower right

Culture: American

Accession Number: A1961.9.1

Credit: Museum purchase with the assistance of Henry Schnackenberg

Tags: 19th century, american, buttersworth, harbor, landscape, maritime, new york harbor, oil, painting, panel, sail, sailboat, seascape, staten island, water