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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Large Marsh Pink/Sabatia dodecandra
Description Watercolor on paper. Thin green stem with narrow, oblong leaves. Six pink flowers with yellow centers are at the end of stem tips. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Large marsh pink". 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: "Large Marsh Pink/Sabatia dodecandra"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0065
Provenance Artist has marked "65" on back indicating a series. This is 65 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