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Venice, Sunset
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Venice, Sunset


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description From the artist's usual vantage point, the viewer looks westward into the sunset. On the right are the Ducal Palace and the Prison, and on the left in the middle ground is Santa Maria della Salute. Gondolas cross the Bacino di San Marco in the foreground.
Provenance Goldschmidt Sale, Paris, May 17-22, 1888, no. 53; purchased by M. Montaignac, Paris, May 1888; purchased by William T. Walters (through George A. Lucas as agent), Baltimore, May 18, 1888 [1]; inherited by Henry Walters, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] The Diary of George A. Lucas, p. 670.
Inscriptions [Signature] In dark brown at lower right: Ziem
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters, after 1888

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Period
19th century
Medium
oil on canvas
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.26
Measurements
H: 39 3/16 x W: 53 3/4 in. (99.5 x 136.5 cm)
Geography
  • Italy, Venice (Place Depicted)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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