Martin Johnson Heade Small Boxed Cards
Ten 3½ x 5 in. blank notecards with envelopes in an acetate-topped box.
Published with the Saint Louis Art Museum.
A Vase of Corn Lilies and Heliotrope, 1863, by Martin Johnson Heade
Few American painters have provoked as much excitement as Martin Johnson Heade, whose landscapes and romantic depictions of orchids and hummingbirds have taken the art world by storm—a century after his death. Called a luminist, a surrealist, Heade (1819–1904) belonged to no school, though he was friendly with the Hudson River set, particularly Frederic Edwin Church, an intimate.