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Lotus Flowers: A Landscape Painting in the Background (work of art)

Artwork Info

Artist Details
American
1819-1904
Medium
Painting
Created
circa 1885-1900
Dimensions
16 7/8 x 36 in.
(42.9 x 91.4 cm)

About

Though he began his career as a portraitist, Martin Johnson Heade is remembered now as a painter of landscapes and floral compositions. This picture is an interesting hybrid of both subjects, all the more curious in that the landscape backdrop is itself a painting.

tags: flowers, nature, cycle, environment, observation

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  • Martin Johnson Heade Lotus Flowers: A Landscape Painting in the Background Painting

    Lotus Flowers: A Landscape Painting in the Background by Martin Johnson Heade

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Credit

Gift of the Sarah Graham Kenan Foundation, in honor of Mrs. Sarah Graham Kenan