Félix Ziem (French, 1821-1911)
Market Place, Venice
Signed "Ziem" l.r., titled on a label from Edward Brandus, New York, affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 36 x 26 1/2 in. (91.0 x 66.8 cm), framed (under glass).
Condition: Paint losses, craquelure with areas of lifting, surface grime.
Provenance: A Massachusetts educational institution.
N.B. The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Association Félix Ziem, represented by Mr. Mathias Ary Jan, Mr. David Pluskwa, and Mr. Gérard Fabre. A certificate can be delivered from the Association upon request.
Brandus (New York) label includes the number "3366." There is a second label from The Art Galleries of Edward Brandus, New York and Paris, on the stretcher, and a partial label from the Algonquin Club, New York, affixed to the back of the frame. Various other small labels with numbers on the stretcher.
Framed dimensions are 49 1/4 x 39 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches.
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.