Escape of H.M.S. Belvidera from the U.S. Frigate President
Oil on canvas
Overall: 16 x 22 in. ( 40.6 x 55.9 cm )
Marine view of the first naval action of the War of 1812; U.S. Frigate President pictured at right, exchanging cannon fire with the Belvidera; other ships of the pursuing American squadron are in the distance.
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
signed: lower left: "T. Buttersworth."
This painting was purchased by the donor from the Old Print Shop, New York City, in 1959.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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