26 June 2007
Félix Ziem (French, 1821-1911)
Venise, l'entrée lointaine du Grand Canal au soleil couchant (Venice, the Grand Canal, sunset)
signed 'Ziem.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
19¾ x 28 7/8 in. (50.2 x 73.4 cm.)
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 29 May 1980, lot 83.
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P. Miquel, Felix Ziem 1821-1911, Maurs-la-Jolie, 1996, p. 157, no. 2820 (illustrated).
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