French painter, wasEnd of Article: FELIX FRANCOIS GEORGE PHILIBERT ZIEM (1821— )
See also:born at
See also:Beaune (Cote d'Or) in 1821 . Having studied at the
See also:art school of
See also:Dijon, where he carried off the
See also:grand prix for architecture, he went to Rome in 1839 and there continued his studies . The years from 1845 to 1848 were spent in travel in the south of France, Italy and the East, where he found the glowing sunlight and the
See also:colour peculiarly suited to his temperament . His reputation is, how-ever, not based so much on his orientalist canvases as on his pictures of Venice, which are generally characterized by the intensity of the sunny glow on the red sails and
See also:golden-yellow buildings under a deep blue
See also:sky . Many of his Venetian pictures are purely imaginative, and their
See also:appeal is entirely due to their qualities of colour, his architectural
See also:drawing being frequently faulty and careless . After " Sunrise at Stamboul," which
See also:Theodore Gautier called " the finest picture of
See also:modern times," he received the
See also:Legion of
See also:Honour in 1857, and was made an officer in 1878 . The majority of his paintings have gone to
See also:American private collections, but two of his finest pictures, " The
See also:Doge's Palace in Venice" (1852), and a marine-
See also:painting, are at the Luxembourg Museum, and a " View of Quai St
See also:Marseilles " at the Marseilles Gallery, whilst many others are to be found in the leading private collections of modern pictures in France, England and Germany . In collaboration with Luc de Vos he illustrated The
See also:Death of
See also:Paganini . See Felix Ziem, by L . Roger-
See also:Miles (Librairie de fart,
See also:Paris) .
ZIARAT (" a Mahommedan shrine ")
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