National Gallery of Art - EXHIBITIONS

Martin Johnson Heade, February 13 - May 7, 2000

February 13 - May 7, 2000

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Works by
Martin Johnson Heade
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Martin Johnson Heade
Giant Magnolias on a Blue Velvet Cloth, c. 1890
Gift of The Circle of the National Gallery of Art in Commemoration of its 10th Anniversary
1996.14.1 74 paintings by 19th-century American artist Martin Johnson Heade were presented in this first comprehensive exhibition of the artist's work since 1969. Selected from public and private collections, the paintings were divided into groups representing the painter's key themes of seascapes, salt marshes, still lifes, magnolias, and hummingbirds and flowers of Brazil.