Felix François Georges Philibert Ziem
(1821 - 1911)
Felix François Georges Philibert Ziem was active/lived in France. Felix Ziem is known for land and waterscape painting.
Biography Felix François Georges Philibert Ziem
Felix Francois Georges Philibert Ziem (1821-1911) was born in Beaune, France, on the Cote d'Or, in the heart of Burgundy, to a Croatian father and Burgundian mother. He studied at the Ecole d'Architecture de Dijon and for a time was a practicing architect. However, along with painters Guardi and Canaletto, it is the city of Venice to which his name is most closely linked. Venice is the subject of his finest paintings, and composer Frederic Chopin referred to the city as Ziem's spiritual home. Ziem was well-traveled, visiting Algiers, Austria, Belgium, Constantinople, Egypt, England, Greece, Holland, Russia, and Turkey, but it was to Venice that he repeatedly returned.
He was an active participant in the Paris
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