www.kzod.nl) Marinus exhibited several times in the famous Frans Halsmuseum te Haarlem. In 1940 he participated in an exhibition called "kunst van heden" in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, in 1942 in the exhitition "volkskunst" in the Museum ' Boymans van Beuningen' in Rotterdam.
After the 2nd world war it seemed that the interest in Marinus’ art had decreased. The artistic taste of the audience had changed and new art concepts were getting more attention. Marinus tried to sell some work in the USA (New York), but only a few works were sold. MarinusHeijnes’ son Theo, also painter, left with his wife to go to Sweden, and Marinus made several trips to that country. In 1953 a journalist in Jonköping writes an article in the SmalandFolkblad. One of the famous buyers of one of his paintings was Countess Estelle of Crevignan, zweden. Marinus remained painter until his death in 1963. When Marinus died in his little house on De Kaag, his wife inherited a lot of paintings. The paintings were photographed later, in 1985. Therefore, we are able to show his paintings on this website.