28 April 2015
PROPERTY FROM THE WILLIAM BLOCK TRUST, PEORIA, ILLINOIS
Félix Ziem (French, 1821-1911)
Pêcheurs dans la lagune
signed 'Ziem.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
31¾ x 46 in. (80.6 x 116.8 cm.)
Painted in the 1880s
Carl Christian Block (1884-1949), Peoria, Illinois, 1920s.
Frederick Laurence Block II (1910-1980), Peoria, Illinois, 1966.
By descent to the present owner.
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The Association Félix Ziem, represented by Mathias Ary Jan and Davis Pluskwa and Gérard Fabre, has confirmed the authenticity of this work which will be reproduced in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné.
For a note on this artist, please see lot 77.
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