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Martin Johnson Heade

 (1819 - 1904)
Martin Johnson Heade was active/lived in New York, California, Florida / Brazil.  Martin Heade is known for sea-landscape painting, hummingbirds, orchids.

Martin Johnson Heade

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An artist whose body of work ranges from Victorian floral still lifes, to tropical salt marshes to close examinations of flowers and hummingbirds, Martin Heade is one of the better-known and more widely-traveled American artists of the 19th Century.  He lived in various parts of the United States including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and St. Augustine, Florida, and he also traveled in Europe and extensively in South America where he visited Brazil, Nicaragua, Columbia, Pueto Rico and Jamaica..

Heade was born in rural Pennsylvania and began his career as a portrait painter, studying with Quaker painters Edward and Thomas Hicks.  His early landscapes were rather amateur Hudson-River-Style views, but became much  ...  Displaying 750 of 18148 characters.

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About  Martin Johnson Heade

Born:  1819 - Lumberville, Pennsylvania
Died:   1904 - St Augustine, Florida
Known for:  sea-landscape painting, hummingbirds, orchids