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Martin Johnson Heade: Cattlea Orchid and Three Brazilian Humming Birds
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Martin Johnson Heade

[American Hudson River School Painter, 1819-1904]

• Relationships: Studied under Edward Hicks.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Flowers/Landscapes.
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    Martin Johnson Heade Works Online    
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Original works by Martin Johnson Heade available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteMartin Johnson Heade at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
4 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Magnolias on Gold Velvet Cloth, ca.1888-90

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, Missouri

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Thunder Storm on Narragansett Bay

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Newburyport Marshes: Passing Storm, ca.1865-70

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio   NEW!
Salt Marsh Hay (click the "American Impressionism" link to see the enlarged version)

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
A new museum which, when we last checked, had not yet opened to the public
Cattleya Orchid, Two Hummingbirds and a Beetle

Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida
The St. Johns River, ca.1890-1900

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
3 works online

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Storm Clouds on the Coast, 1859

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Thorntails, Brazil, ca.1863-65

James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
3 paintings online

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Hummingbird with Cattleya and Dendrobium Orchids
Newbury Hayfield at Sunset

Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia
Two Magnolia Blossoms in a Glass Vase, ca.1890

New-York Historical Society
Study of an Orchid, 1872

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Mixed Flowers with a Box and Pearls, 1869

Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
Florida Sunset

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Orchid with Two Hummingbirds, 1871

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York
White Mountain Landscape, Mount Washington, 1871

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Jersey Meadows

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
Still Life with Apple Blossoms in a Nautilus Shell, 1870
Newburyport Marshes: Approaching Storm, ca.1871

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Cattleya with Two Humminbirds, ca.1880

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California
The Magnolia Flower

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteMartin Johnson Heade at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteMartin Johnson Heade at The Artchive  

Notable SiteMartin Johnson Heade at The Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by Heade

Notable SiteMartin Johnson Heade in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

California State University WorldImages Database  

Martin Johnson Heade at CGFA  

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
White Mountain Art and Artists

Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Two Hummingbirds by an Orchid, 1875

Resource Library Magazine
Martin Johnson Heade at LACMA

Resource Library Magazine
Sunset on the Marshes

Martin Johnson Heade at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The Martin Johnson Heade papers online

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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