Dominating the right foreground are a gondola and a moored sailing vessel. Left, in the middle ground, are other craft. The buildings of the Riva degli Schiavoni are visible in the background.

Félix Ziem was active in the Paris Salon in 1849. He was influenced by the Barbizon school and acquired their naturalistic approach.


  • Title: Venice, Morning
  • Creator: Félix François Georges Philibert Ziem (French, 1821-1911)
  • Date Created: ca. 1864
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: Félix François Georges Philibert Ziem (French, 1821-1911)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1864, by purchase [from the artist]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: oil paintings
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Inscriptions: [Signature] In dark brown at lower left: Ziem; [Stencil] On back of canvas: Arpentier-- Deliot, Me de Couleurs, Boulevard Montmartre, Paris
  • Exhibitions: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
  • Dimensions: H: 16 15/16 x W: 21 7/8 in. (43 x 55.5 cm); Framed H: 28 3/8 x W: 33 1/16 x D: 3 15/16 in. (72 x 84 x 10 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1864
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.157

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