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    WILLIAM A. COULTER (American, 1849-1936)
    Clipper Ship in Oahu with Diamond Head in the Distance, circa 1900
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 30 inches (50.8 x 76.2 cm)
    Signed lower right: W.A. Coulter

    PROVENANCE:
    Private collection, Hawaii, circa 1920;
    Thence by descent.

    NOTE:
    William Alexander Coulter made several trips to Hawaii; his first trip being in 1892. His paintings of the Hawaiian harbors are most noted for their detail and luminous atmosphere.


    Condition Report*: Original canvas. No apparent evidence of inpaint under UV light. Areas of fluorescing may be due to an uneven varnish layer. Varnish appears to have yellowed. Minor 1/2 inch area of paint loss in the lower right quadrant with a few pinhole-sized touches of loss along the center right edge near the stretcher bar. 1 1/2 inch vertical crack in the paint layer along the upper center (near frame). Light stretcher bar marks.  Framed Dimensions 26.5 X 36.5 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    November, 2012
    10th Saturday
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