The Clipper Ship "Flying Cloud" off the Needles, Isle of Wight
12 1/16 x 18 1/16 in. (30.6 x 45.9 cm)
James E. Buttersworth
(England, 1817 - 1894, West Hoboken, NJ)
Medium and Support:
Oil on panel
Clara and Edwin Strasenburgh Fund
Location: Not currently on view
Artist's signature, lower right: James E. Buttersworth
Kennedy Galleries, New York, 1960s; Coe Kerr Gallery, New York; private collection, Pennsylvania; Richard York Gallery, New York; purchased from them by the Gallery in 1989
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Memorial Art Gallery.
Rochester, New York: Memorial Art Gallery, 1935-1995.
Rudolph J. Schaefer.
J. E. Buttersworth: 19th-Century Marine Painter.
Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport, 2009.
Article Title: 'Devilish Fast': The Baltimore Clipper.
Article Scope: Article and reproduction.
Mark Collins Jenkins
and David A. Taylor.
The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U. S. Navy.
Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2012.
Page Number: 62-63
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