Victorian Vase with Flowers of Devotion

Martin Johnson Heade

(Lumberville, Pennsylvania, 1819 - St. Augustine, Florida, 1904)
Oil on canvas 45.7 x 25.4 cm (18 x 10 in.) Signed 'M. J. Heade' lower right Circa 1871-80
Provenance
John Peter Borter, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania; to [Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1981]; to Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr., Los Angeles, California, 1981–2009; Private collection, until the present
Literature
John Wilmerding, The Magazine Antiques, An American Perspective: Nineteenth-Century Art from the Collection of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr., New York, January 1982, pp. 272, 273 illus. in color
John Wilmerding et al., An American Perspective: Nineteenth-Century Art from the Collection of Jo Ann & Julian Ganz, Jr., Washington, D.C., 1981, pp. 6 fig. 100 illus. in color, 99 fig. 100 illus., 139, 140 illus.
Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., The Life and Work of Martin Johnson Heade, New Haven, Connecticut, 2000, no. 422, pp. 133, 306 illus.

Exhibited
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum of Art; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; An American Perspective: Nineteenth-Century Art from the Collection of Jo Ann & Julian Ganz, Jr., 1981–82

EXHIBITOR

Hirschl & Adler Galleries

"American Art (pre-1950); European Ceramics, Porcelain, and Glass; European Works of Art and Sculpture; Furniture and Decorative Arts; 19th and 20th Century Paintings"

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