Entries by Martinez

Botanists in Bartram’s Garden

Botanists in Bartram’s Garden Oil on Canvas 48 x 66 inches For inquiries, please contact the artist at info@adrianmartinez.com or call 484-273-8352 Botanists in Bartram’s Garden This painting portrays four men related by blood and connected, perhaps more closely, by their passion for botany. From left to right they are Moses Marshall, Humphry Marshall, William Bartram, […]

Portrait of Indian Hannah

Portrait of Indian Hannah Oil on Canvas 66 x 48 inches For inquiries, please contact the artist at info@adrianmartinez.com or call 484-273-8352. Portrait of Indian Hannah In this painting Indian Hannah is imagined at the end of her life, under a full moon, preparing what she knows will be one of her last ritual acts […]

Into the West

Into the West Oil on Canvas 48 x 66 inches For inquiries, please contact the artist at info@adrianmartinez.com or call 484-273-8352. Into the West In this painting Humphry Marshall stands on the edge of a precipice, looking out at the rugged beauty of the landscape as he devises a plan to explore the vast, untapped […]

Susanna Wright and Deborah Logan

Susanna Wright and Deborah Logan Oil on Canvas 66 x 48 inches For inquiries, please contact us at info@adrianmartinez.com or by calling 484-273-8352. Susanna Wright and Deborah Logan This painting is an imaginative representation of two remarkable women, Susanna Wright (1697-1784) and Deborah Norris Logan (1761-1839). Deborah Norris Logan knew and admired Susanna Wright, but they were […]

Drawing the Line

Drawing the Line Oil on Canvas 48 x 66 inches For inquiries, please contact the artist at info@adrianmartinez.com or call 484-273-8352. Drawing the Line After four years and 231 miles of relentlessly making their way west through the wilderness, the intrepid surveyors Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon had almost completed their task of mapping the […]

Meeting at Martin’s Tavern

Meeting at Martin’s Tavern  Oil on Canvas 48 x 66 inches For inquiries, please contact the artist at info@adrianmartinez.com or call 484-273-8352. Meeting at Martin’s Tavern In 1764, 42-year-old Humphry Marshall helped build the beautifully laid Martin’s Tavern in West Bradford Township. That same year, two men happened to pass through town. With their entourage […]

Portrait of Humphry Marshall

Starting today, I will be posting the paintings and labels from the exhibit at CCHS. And I will start with the star of the show…Humphry Marshall. Oh, and this spectacular panorama photograph of the exhibit (well, half of the exhibit) by Jim Lawson: Portrait of Humphry Marshall Oil on Canvas 66 x 48 inches For […]

Longwood and Humphry Marshall – March 2, 2017

Art, history and horticulture had a great night together at the CCHS.  Matthew Ross, Continuing Education Coordinator at Longwood Gardens put together a program that included my speaking about Humphry Marshall and his history of plant exploration, and lectures from two amazing adventurer’s in the world of modern plant explorations – Peter Zale, Curator at Longwood Gardens […]

Opening Night – November 2016

On November 4, 2016 the Humphry Marshall show had an amazing opening night with incredible crowds and a few celebrity appearances: Benjamin Franklin showed up with a few friends:   And a few more amazing people:                     The night closed with a few speeches, great food, […]