Martin Johnson Heade

Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904) was an American painter of the Hudson River School. He is known for his paintings of landscapes, flowers and nature.

Heade was born near Doylestown, Pennsylvania. He traveled widely and maintained a studio in New York City. After his death, he was largely forgotten until the 1940's revival of interest in the Hudson River painters. In 2000 he was the subject of an exhibit at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.. In 2005, he was honored with a stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.