09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00PMCalender

Thomas Buttersworth, Sr. (British, 1768-1842) The Battle of Trafalgar

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM


Thomas Buttersworth, Sr. (British, 1768-1842)

The Battle of Trafalgar
Signed "T. Buttersworth" l.c., with a label from The Parker Gallery, London, affixed
to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 24 x 38 1/4 in. (60.9 x 97.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure.

Provenance: A private New Hampshire collection.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

Thin wash of retouch to most of the sky area, craquelure throughout, some retouch to fine craquelure on vessels and rigging areas.

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Thomas Buttersworth , Sr., London, The Parker Gallery, New Hampshire