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Title: "Fire at Sea" attributed to James E. Buttersworth

Accession Number: 1985.63.3
Category: PAINTINGS - OIL
Type: oil painting
Maker: Buttersworth, James E. (attributed to)
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Date: Circa 1890
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Description: Unsigned, unfinished oil painting entitled "Fire at Sea", attributed to James E. Buttersworth (Anglo-American, 1817-1894), c. 1890. Painting depicts burning, sinking vessel in background, with crewmen rescued by men in open sloop-rigged boat in foreground; crewman clinging to spar reaches for life ring.

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