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Félix Ziem

Gondoliers in the Bacino, Palazzo Ducale Beyond

By Land and By Sea The Collection of Paul Yeou Chichong

Félix Ziem

Félix Ziem

Gondoliers in the Bacino, Palazzo Ducale Beyond

Gondoliers in the Bacino, Palazzo Ducale Beyond

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Félix Ziem

Gondoliers in the Bacino, Palazzo Ducale Beyond

signed Ziem (lower right)


oil on canvas

canvas: 29 by 42¾ in.; 74 by 108.5 cm

framed: 44½ by 57¾ in.; 112 by 147 cm

The canvas is unlined. The paint surface is stable and in good condition but soiled. Circular surface scratch of approximately 1 inch in the upper left quadrant. Under UV light, areas of retouching to the sky and in places along the upper and lower edges, notably to the lower left corner.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. 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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Sale: Hôtel George V, Paris, December 13, 1995, lot 19 (as Gondole à Venise devant le Palais des Doges)

Michel Pierre

A. Burden-Hellenbranth, Félix Ziem, vol. I, 1998, no. 199, p. 76, illustrated.