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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Rue Anemone/ Anemone thalictroides
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Thin browns stems converge at bottom where root is still attached. Stems branch out at top to small clusters of white flowers. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Rue Anemone". 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: "Rue Anemone/ Anemone thalictroides"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0033
Provenance Artist has marked "33" on back indicating a series. This is 33 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