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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
Accession Number: A1961.9.1
Credit: Museum purchase with the assistance of Henry Schnackenberg