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patrick129
03-16-2016, 11:07 AM
Hi!

I came accross this painting from Martin Johnson Heade on ebay... does anyone know more about him? Do you think its a fake ? It looks quite real to me... if anybody studied Heade, could you please let me know?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/172131468981?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

THANKS

Patrick

Mel_Robertson
03-16-2016, 01:20 PM
I wouldn't know if it was real or not and haven't studied him but I found this information:

Martin Johnson Heade was a prolific American painter known for his salt marsh landscapes, seascapes, and depictions of tropical birds, as well as lotus blossoms and other still lifes.
Born: August 11, 1819, Lumberville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 4, 1904, St. Augustine, Florida, United States
Patrons: Henry Flagler
Periods: Luminism, Hudson River School
Known for: Painting, Landscape painting, Still life

website all about him (http://www.martin-johnson-heade.org/)

welcome to the site :)