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James Edward Buttersworth  American  1817 -1894
Born: Isle of Wight,  England 
Died: West Hoboken, New Jersey, United States 
Addresses:    England 1817-c.1845 
 West Hoboken, New Jersey, United States c.1850-1894 
Exhibited: American Art Union 1850-1852
Examples of Work: Museum of the City of New York 
New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown 
Harvard University 
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond 
Specialty: Painter
Subjects Known For: Marine
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(1817-1894) James Buttersworth was born in Middlesex County, England, and is presumed to have been the son of painter Thomas Buttersworth (1768-1842), though little is known of him before he emigrated to America. He settled in ... (More)

James E. Buttersworth, born in 1817, was a leading 19th century ship painter. His father had been an English painter and in generations to come, Buttersworth's son would also become a painter. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1845 and worked for Currier & Ives, who published his ship pictures as popula... (More)

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