Light filled landscapes with a romantic air filled with sun and water. French. Félix Ziem, artist. Living from 1821 to 1911, Ziem is known for his light-filled depictions of waterways in Venice and Constantinople (Istanbul).

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“Aqua Alta.” Undated. Oil on panel. Signed “Ziem” on the lower right. Image source: Christies. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Felix_ziem_aqua_alta).jpg
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“View of Istanbul.” 1850-1900. Oil on canvas. Source: Ophelia2. Collection of the Pera Museum, Istanbul. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:F%C3%A9lix_Ziem_-_View_of_Istanbul.jpg
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‘Topi et Gondole dans le Bassin.” Undated. Oil on canvas. Signed “Ziem” on the lower right. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/felix-ziem-french-1821-1911-topi-et-5673203-details.aspx

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