Marine antique collection of coulter A William exhibits the beautiful marine art of coulter. William A coulter was one of the famous artists who have painted more drawings of 19th century. Alexander was born in the year march 7 1849 in glenariff Ireland where his father was captain for coast guard. During the age of thirteen, he went into sea and admires the specialty of sea as an apprenticeship for seven years. The duration made him to learn the full details regarding the ship he sailed. Right from his childhood days, he started making use of resources offered. He comes up with god gift of drawing capacity.
When he arrive San Francisco in 1869, he worked as sailmaker along with part work of painting during his leisure time. After 1874, he started doing drawing as his regular work and exhibits his marine art in San Francisco art ass’n. He was an American painter of marine subjects where he use to come up with the specialty of marine ships, instruments used and other special artifacts. Coulter was familiar for self taught and becomes and except from three years experience. When he studied in Europe, he used to gain the friendship of famous marine artist like vilhelm melbey, Francois musin and Jacob Jacobsen.
He comes up with a fame of creative painting from the year 1869 to 1936. He creates a record in the shipping industry in san Francisco bay and captured the liveliness for his paintings of square riggers, hay scows, tug boats, schooners that sailed on the golden gate. William started nearby to the water and begins a studio at San Francisco. In 1896, he joined as waterfront artist in San Francisco call and begins his career amazingly. Most of his marine art appeared in the newspaper and almost every art contains the body of water.
The marine art of coulter comes to an end when he was died in the year march 13 1936. Huge number of collections is available in nautical antiques collections and still the spirit lies for his paintings. He was well known for his marine landscape illustration.