Running Action Between the U.S. Frigate President and H.M.S. Endymion

Running Action Between the U.S. Frigate President and H.M.S. Endymion
Title
Running Action Between the U.S. Frigate President and H.M.S. Endymion
Date 
1815
Medium 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions 
Overall: 16 x 22 in. ( 40.6 x 55.9 cm ) Framed: 18 3/4 × 24 × 2 3/4 in. (47.6 × 61 × 7 cm)
Description 
Marine view depicting January 15, 1815, confrontation between U.S. Frigate President and H.M.S. Endymion.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Object Number 
1963.59
Marks 
signed: lower left: "T. Buttersworth."
Gallery Label 
This painting was purchased by the donor from the Old Print Shop, New York City, in 1959. The scene it depicts is identical to the scene shown in aquatints by Joseph Jeakes that were engraved after paintings by Buttersworth and published in London on June 1, 1815.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group