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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Dog Tooth - fawn lily - yellow addeis Tonque/Erythronium americanum
Description Watercolor on paper. White background green leaves. Four stems with yellow flowers. Three open and one closed. Artist has identified the wildflower as "Dog Tooth - fawn lily - yellow addeis Tonque/Erythronium americanum". Watercolor is mounted on gray 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: "7" "Dog Tooth - fawn lily - yellow addeis Tonque/Erythronium americanum"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0007
Provenance Artist has marked "7" on back indicating a series. This is 7 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