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Lot 19James Edward Buttersworth
American/British, 1817-1894
Yacht Race with Tugboat Towing a British Ship to Sea
Signed J. E. Buttersworth (lr)
Oil on panel
8 15/16 x 12 3/16 inches
Quester Gallery, Stonington, CT

C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection

Sold for $9,375
Estimate $12,000-18,000

Not examined out of frame. Minor frame rubbing. Fine, nearly imperceptible craquelure. Scattered fine, small strokes inpaint into craquelure in the sky above the schooner at upper left and also a few to the right. Scattered inpaint into frame rubbing along the left edge and a strip of inpaint at the lower right edge from the corner, extending left about two inches and situated well below the signature. The water and signature are free of inpaint.

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