New York/Canada/England, 1817-c. 1888

New York Yacht Club schooner Columbia off Governor's Island, circa 1889.

A private collection.
N.R. Omell Gallery, London.
Purchased from the above by Richard Kelton, August 2001
This painting is a companion portrait to the N.Y.Y.C. yacht Sultana, Lot #278 in this sale. Both were likely painted around 1889, and they were featured together in the 1976 Omell catalog. This painting depicts the 1871 America's Cup defender Columbiaclose hauled on a starboard tack, sailing past Governor's Island in the upper New York Bay.

From the Kelton Collection of Marine Art & Artifacts.
Oil on canvas, 24" x 34". Framed 31.5" x 41.5".

  • Dimensions: Oil on canvas, 24" x 34". Framed 31.5" x 41.5".

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