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Orchids and Hummingbird

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Lower right: M.J. Heade

Provenance

1875-83, the artist. With David David, Philadelphia; 1944, with A. Frederick Mondschein, New York; 1944, with Newhouse Galleries, New York; with Macbeth Gellery, New York; Stephen C. Clark, New York; 1946, with Macbeth Gallery, New York; 1946, sold by Macbeth to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1947, gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

1875–83

Dimensions

35.88 x 56.2 cm (14 1/8 x 22 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1164

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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