Arts Everyday Living: The Art of the Tropics—Orchids and Hummingbirds, A Jungle Paradise

Martin Johnson Heade, Cattleya Orchid and Three Hummingbirds, 1871, oil on wood, Gift of the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

 

Title: Cattleya Orchid and Three Hummingbirds, 1871

Artist: Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904)

I am away for the day. So enjoy this painting by early American artist Martin Johnson Heade who created a number of works combining orchids and hummingbirds, inspired by his trips to South America.

 

 

 

 

 

In the public domain, courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

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