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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Félix François Georges Philibert Ziem, French (Beaune France 1821 - 1911 Paris France)
View of the Lagoon, Venice
Other Titles
Alternate Title: View of Venice / Venice, Fishing Boat / Venice, Barque de Peche
Work Type
19th-20th century
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Oil on panel
29.5 x 51 cm (11 5/8 x 20 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: Ziem
  • inscription: on back of panel, in graphite: Casse no. 2
  • inscription: on back of panel, in graphite: 13
  • inscription: on back of panel, in white chalk: 13
  • label: on back of panel, handwritten in red: 1328
  • label: on back of panel, printed in black: 17.171
  • label: on back of panel, typewritten label: "Venice, barque de pêche" / by F. Ziem
  • inscription: on back of frame, in white chalk: ZIEM
  • inscription: on back of frame, in white chalk: 14
  • inscription: on back of frame: S[V?]N P[ ]
Louise S. Stewart, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1974
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Louise S. Stewart in memory of her son, Robert Boone Stewart, Class of 1943
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Pierre Miquel, Felix Ziem: 1821-1911, Editions de la Martinelle (Maurs-la-Jolie, 1978), vol. 2, no. 291, p. 80, repr. in b/w

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990)

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