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Orchid and Hummingbird ("Heliodore's Woodstar"), (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Heade, Martin Johnson 1819-1904  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco M. H. de Young Memorial Museum Golden Gate Park San Francisco California 94118 Accession Number: 1979.7.49
Date:
Ca. 1885
Notes:
Burgard, Timothy Anglin, ed., "Masterworks of American Painting at the de Young," San Francisco, CA: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2005, pg. 144.
Fine ARts Museums of San Francisco collection printout, 2007.
Stebbins, Theodore E., Jr., "The life and work of Martin Johnson Heade: a critical analysis and catalogue raisonne," New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000, no. 611.
Stebbins, Theodore E., "The Life and Works of Martin Johnson Heade," New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975.
Summary:
Tropical landscape with a hummingbird perched on the leaf of a giant lavender orchid growing amid the dense foliage at the base of a vine-covered tree along a mountain lakeshore. In the misty distance mountains are nearly engulfed in low-hanging rain clouds.
Topic:
Landscape--Tropic  Search this
Landscape--Plant--Orchid  Search this
Animal--Bird--Hummingbird  Search this
Landscape--Lake  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Control number:
IAP 04150013
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_378313