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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Wood lily/lilium philadelphicum
Description Watercolor on paper. White background with two orange flowers with brown spots. Green stems and leaves. Artist has identified the wildflower as "Wood Lily". Watercolor is mounted on white board and is unframed.
Year Range from 1895
Year Range to 1905
Material paper, cardboard
Dimensions H-0.25 W-11 D-14 inches
Makers mark On back in pencil: "Wood lily/lilium philadelphicum"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0017
Provenance Artist has marked "17" on back indicating a series. This is 17 of 142 watercolors depicting wildflowers in the Little Compton area. Artist has compiled a notebook with details on each of the paintings. These were all donated to the historical society by her daughters.
Source Furbish Family
Received as Gift