1821 - 1911
LA PÊCHE AU LARGE DE BURANO
signed Ziem (lower left)
oil on panel
21 by 33⅜ in.
53.3 by 84.8 cm
The Association Félix Ziem, represented by Mathias Ary Jan, David Pluskwa and Gérard Fabre, has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
The following condition report was kindly provided by Simon Parkes Art Conservation, Inc.: This work is painted on a panel that has no reinforcements on the reverse. The panel is flat. There is a visible thin crack to the panel in the upper right corner. The paint layer is clean and varnished. There is one spot of retouching in the center of the left side. Some pigment above the sailboat on the left reads slightly darker under ultraviolet light, but this seems to be original to the artist. The work should be hung as is
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.
Madame Delphine Ingres (and sold, her sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 10, 1894, lot 86)
Louis Schoengrun, Paris (and sold, his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 7, 1901, lot 36, illustrated, as La grande Voile blanche)
Sale: Christie's, New York, February 13, 1981, lot 18, illustrated (as A Gondola and Fishing Vessels off Venice)
Private Collection (acquired at the above sale and sold, Christie's, New York, April 22, 2004, lot 226, illustrated)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Anne Burdin-Hellebranth, Félix Ziem, 1821-1911, n.p., 1998, vol. I, p. 339, no. 850, illustrated