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Lot 45James Edward Buttersworth
American/British, 1817-1894
Sailing Ships Passing a Lighthouse
Signed J. E. Bu... (lr); inscribed faintly on the reverse
Oil on panel
7 x 9 1/8 inches

C Property of a Private Long Island Collector

Sold for $4,375
Estimate $700-900

Surface grime and dirty (most notably at upper left), stretcher marks, stains, overall faint craquelure. Damage to paint surface at LR corner, extending into the signature, with some repair/inpaint and loss. Dense, dirty old varnish layer.

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