Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Martin Johnson Heade

Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904) specialized in landscape and nature painting, focusing particularly on marshes and hummingbirds. He has a clear connection with the Hudson River School. There's a site devoted to him with low-resolution images of his complete output.

 A Cloudy Day (1874)

 Dawn (1862)

 Duck Hunters in a Twilight Marsh (1866)

 Haystacks on the Newburyport Marshes (1862)

 Sailing off the Coast (1869)

 The Great Florida Marsh (1886)

 Thunderstorm on Narragansett Bay (1868)

 Twilight on the St. Johns River (ca. 1885)

White Mountain Landscape, Mount Washington (1871)

 Cattleya Orchid and Three Brazilian Hummingbirds (1871)

 Orchid with Two Hummingbirds (1871)

 Orchids and Hummingbird (date not known)

 Still Life with Apple Blossoms in a Nautilus Shell (1870)

Two Fighting Hummingbirds with Two Orchids (1875)

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