Hummingbird paintings straight from the tropics by American Martin Johnson Heade. Living from 1819 to 1904, he was from a place with cold winters but spent much time painting in warmer locales where he did these.

"Orchids and Hummingbird." Probably 19th c.
“Orchids and Hummingbird.” Probably 19th c. Image © University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. Fair use license. via
"Passion Flowers and Hummingbirds." ca. 1870-1873.
“Passion Flowers and Hummingbirds.” ca. 1870-1873. Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In the public domain due to age. via
"Tropical Landscape with Ten Hummingbirds." 1870.
“Tropical Landscape with Ten Hummingbirds.” 1870. Image © 2019 Terra Foundation for American Art. Fair use license. via

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.