Félix Ziem (French, 1820-1911)
PROPERTY OF THE TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
Félix Ziem (French, 1820-1911)

Embarquement devant la bibliothèque Marciana

Details
Félix Ziem (French, 1820-1911)
Embarquement devant la bibliothèque Marciana
signed 'Ziem.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
29 5/8 x 42¼ in. (75.2 x 107.3 cm.)
Provenance
with M. Knoedler, Inc., New York, by 1899.
Dr. Leslie D. Ward, Newark, 1899-1911.
His sale; American Art Association, 13 January 1911, lot 68.
Arthur J. Secor, Toledo, Ohio, 1911-1922.
By whom gifted to The Toledo Museum of Art, 1922.
Literature
Toledo Museum of Art Museum News, no. 41, April 1922, illustrated.
B.-M. Godwin, Catalogue of European Paintings, Toledo, 1939, p. 206-207, illustrated.
Toledo Museum of Art, The Toledo Museum of Art, European Paintings, Toledo, 1976, p. 169, pl. 271.
P. Miquel, Félix Ziem 1821-1911, Maurs-la-Jolie, 1978, vol. II, no. 1448, p. 202, illustrated.
A. Burdin-Hellebranth, Félix Ziem, 1821-1911, Paris, 1998, p. 118, no. 298, illustrated.
Exhibited
Toledo, Toledo Museum of Art, The Unseen Art of TMA: What's in the Vaults and Why?, 12 September 2004 - 2 January 2005.

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We are grateful to the Association Félix Ziem, represented by Mathias Ary Jan, Davis Pluskwa and Gerard Fabre, for confirming the authenticity of this painting, which will be reproduced in the forthcoming Félix Ziem catalogue raisonné.
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