Current Location:
Muskegon Regional Center
Muskegon Innovation Hub (MAREC) -> Muskegon Innovation Hub (MAREC)
-> 2nd Floor (MAREC)
Location Notes:
MEC; Rm. 201

“The Yacht 'Magic' Defending America's Cup, 1870” By James Edward Buttersworth

Artwork
Identifier:
2015.59.28
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster reproduction of original 1870 oil on canvas painting
Date:
circa 1990
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 22 in Width: 35 in
Description:
A white and golden sailboat with two masts sails through crashing waves, manned by men in blue uniforms.
Historical Context:
James Edward Buttersworth is an English painter who specialized in maritime art. He is considered among the foremost American ship portraitists of the nineteenth century, and is known for his meticulous detail, dramatic settings, and grace in movement.