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Martin Johnson Heade  American  1819 -1904
Born: Lumberville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States 
Died: St. Augustine, Florida, United States 
Addresses:  New York, New York, United States  
Studied: Italy c. 1838-1843
France c. 1838-1843
England c. 1838-1843
Instructors: Edward Hicks c. 1838
Thomas Hicks c. 1838
Exhibited: Artists Fund Society 1841, 1844
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1849-on, 1880-1881
National Academy of Design 1843-1890
Westminster Gallery, Providence 1860s
Brooklyn Art Association 1864-1881
Examples of Work: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Hudson River School
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Still Life
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Martin Johnson Heade was born in 1819. He studied art with Edward and Thomas Hicks c.1838. Heade was a great luminist painter of the 19th century. He focused on four basic themes; atmospheric landscapes of marsh and shore, tro... (More)

Martin Johnson Heade's career was longer and more varied than that of most American artists. He began as a portraitist but switched in mid-career to landscape painting. Heade was born in rural Pennsylvania in 1819 and fi... (More)

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