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Thomas Buttersworth Sr

 (1768 - 1842)
Thomas Buttersworth, Sr. was active/lived in England, United Kingdom.  Thomas Buttersworth Sr is known for marine painting-often naval battle.

Biography   Thomas Buttersworth, Sr.


From England where he spent most of his painting career, Thomas Buttersworth was known for his marine watercolor and oil paintings and charcoal drawings, especially battle scenes. He was a mariner himself, which meant that many of his depictions were based on first-hand observations.  Examples include Inshore Squadron off Cadiz (1797), which is in the National Maritime Museum in London.

In 1795, Buttersworth was assigned to the ship Enterprise in London, and several years later was on the Caroline during the French wars. However, by 1800, he was land bound, having become an invalid during sea duty in Minorca. He assumed the appointment of Marine Painter for the East India Company, which led him t   ...  Displaying 750 of 1247 characters.

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A BRITISH MAN-OF-WAR BEING TOWED INTO PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR BY A STEAM TUG
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The Honourable East India Company's ship Dunira passing Funchal Bay on the Island of Madeira
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TRAFALGAR MORNING: ENGLISH MEN-OF-WAR ATTACKING THE LINE AND TRAFALGAR EVENING: THE FRENCH AND SPANISH FLEET RETURNING TO CADIZ HARBOUR, A PAIR OF WORKS
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