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Painting, Heavy Swells, 1918

This is a Painting. It was created by Howard Russell Butler. It is dated 1918 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is oil on canvas mounted on cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Howard Russell Butler.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 35.5 x 25.3 cm (14 in. x 9 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On verso, a label shows the printed address of the artist: "107 Library Place, Princeton, N.J.,"

It is signed

Signed in oil, lower right: H.R. Butler.

Cite this object as

Painting, Heavy Swells, 1918; Howard Russell Butler (American, 1856 - 1934); USA; oil on canvas mounted on cardboard; Sheet: 35.5 x 25.3 cm (14 in. x 9 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Howard Russell Butler; 1941-99-17

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