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HEADE, Martin Johnson (1819 - 1904), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HEADE, Martin Johnson (1819 - 1904), Painter

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 11 August 1819, in Lumberville (Pennsylvania); died 4 September 1904, in St Augustine (Florida).

Painter. Genre scenes, portraits, animals, landscapes, seascapes, flowers.

A pupil of Edward Hicks, Martin Johnson Heade started as a painter of portraits and genre scenes. He travelled to Europe between 1837 and 1840, lived in Italy for two years and returned to live in New York around

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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