PA-023 Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904)

Marker text: MARTIN JOHNSON HEADE (1819-1904)

Noted artist and cofounder of the "luminist" style of landscape painting. Also known for his hummingbird studies and floral still lifes. He first studied with Edward and Thomas Hicks in Newtown. Born & raised here; family owned the store across the street.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 2000

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