William Alexander Coulter (1849-1936) Storm King Assists Golden Gate 30 x 40in
Lot 117
William Alexander Coulter (1849-1936) Storm King Assists Golden Gate 30 x 40in
Sold for US$ 29,875 inc. premium

Lot Details
William Alexander Coulter (1849-1936)
Storm King Assists Golden Gate
signed 'W.A. Coulter' (lower right)
oil on canvas
30 x 40in

Footnotes

  • 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'.
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