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Coast of Jamaica

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Maxim Karolik loved Heade and gave the Museum many of his paintings as well as works by other nineteenth-century American artists. However, he had not acquired a large tropical landscape by Heade and the MFA purchased "Coast of Jamaica" in 1981, to fill this gap. The delicate handling of...

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Inscription

Lower right: M.J. Heade/1874

Provenance

The artist; Herrick family, Mass.; to MFA, 1981, purchase.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Katharine H. Putnam and the John Pickering Lyman Collection, by exchange, in memory of Maxim Karolik

1874

Dimensions

66.99 x 110.81 cm (26 3/8 x 43 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1981.363

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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