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Tag Archives: Martin Johnson Heade

Art & Science: Tannins, Rope, and the St. Johns Riverkeeper

Jul

29

It is July, about half way between school terms, and it is week five of Camp Cummer. As usual, the summer at the Cummer has its rains and heat, its humidity and sweating brows. Art fills the studios, curiosity echoes in the galleries and lunchtime brings out a “roaring” play in the Gardens, as the campers tap into new found energy. Except for Wednesdays…

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In the Gallery: The St. Johns River by Martin Johnson Heade, c.1890s in La Florida Exhibit

Apr

09

Martin Johnson Heade lived in Florida from 1883 until his death. At first an avid hunter, he soon changed his views and

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#37 Martin Johnson Heade: Orchid with an Amethyst Hummingbird

Apr

05

Martin Johnson Heade has acquired a reputation both as an artist and a naturalist. His studies of nature, particularly of hummingbirds, began in his youth and continued throughout his life.

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