21 March 1997
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
Felix-Francois-Georges-Philibert Ziem (1821-1911)
Une fête à Venise
signed 'Ziem' (lower left)
oil on canvas
32 5/8 x 53 3/8 in. (83 x 135.5 cm.)
Anon. sale, Sotheby Park-Bernet, New York, 5 January 1947, lot 775.
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P. Miquel, Félix Ziem, Maurs-la-Jolie, 1978, II, no. 1554.
A sketch is recorded in the Supplement, no. 2092.
Pierre Miquel has suggested the title Le depart du bucentaure pour le mariage avec l'Adriatique and will include the picture in his forthcoming second supplement of the catalogue raisonné as No. 1554bis.
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