Félix François Georges Philibert Ziem (French, 1821-1911) Gondolas on a Lagoon in Autumn
- Sold for:
- American & European Works of Art - 2609B
- Date / Time :
- September 07, 2012 12:00PM
Félix François Georges Philibert Ziem (French, 1821-1911)
Gondolas on a Lagoon in Autumn
Signed "Ziem" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 17 3/4 x 25 3/4 in. (45.0 x 65.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure.
Provenance: Through the collection of Collier Whittemore Baird (1888-1977), New Jersey and New York; present owner by family descent.
N.B. The present painting has been reviewed via photographs by Mathias Ary Jan, who confirmed its authenticity.
Wax lined and stapled onto a new heavy stretcher. Newer retouch to upper corners and to an area of the sky on the left measuring 2 x 1 1/2 in. and located to right of the tree top, about 8 inches in from the left and 6 inches down from the top. Wash of retouch to sky l.c. Older retouch l.r quadrant, with several areas in the trees, one measuring 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. at the lower right edge, and another measuring 1 x 1 1/2 in. to center right side. Lower left quadrant with a round area 2 x 2 1/2 in. located 6 inches up from the bottom and 10 inches in from the left edge, with other scattered spots along the left edge.