Storm King Assists Golden Gate signed 'W.A. Coulter' (lower right) oil on canvas 30 x 40in
Provenance: James 'Sunny Jim' Rolph (1869-1934) Private Collection, Palo Alto, California
Exhibition: 'William A. Coulter: A Master's Brush with the Sea', San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, California, April 18-October 31, 2006, ill. p.39
Note: This painting has descended through the family of famed San Francisco mayor and later Governor of California, James 'Sunny Jim' Rolph. According to the research done by the San Francisco Maritime Historical Park, the work depicts two ships which were also owned by 'Sunny Jim', the 1919 ocean-going tug 'Storm King' and the 1888 bark 'Golden Gate'.