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SHIP, SEA & SKY: THE MARINE ART OF JAMES EDWARD BUTTERSWORTH. Richard B. Grassby. South Street Seaport Museum, New York, 1994. Published in association with Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 128 pp. with 52 col. ills. 24 x 26 cm. LC 93-42623 ISBN 0847818055 In English.
Prefaced with a lengthy essay reassessing the significance of marine painting in 19th-century American art and examining Buttersworth's important contribution to the genre, this catalogue features fine color reproductions and individual discussions of some 50 oils spanning the career of the British-born New York painter (1817-1894), including evocative harbor views, dramatic storm scenes and studies of clipper ships, steamboats and racing yachts that are distinguished by their dynamic realism.
Artist(s):Buttersworth, James Edward
Indexing: Western — United States — 1800-1900 — Painting
Plans: 02,04,22
Worldwide Number: 024484
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