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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Pinxter Flower; Wild Azalea (honeysuckle)/ rhododendron nudiflorum
Description Watercolor on paper. Brown stem with clusters of oblong leaves. At stem tips are clusters of star shaped pink flowers. At center of each flower are long pink stamens. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Pinxter Flower; Wild Azalea (honeysuckle)". 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 pen: "Pinxter Flower; Wild Azalea (honeysuckle)/ rhododendron nudiflorum"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0072
Provenance Artist has marked "72" on back indicating a series. This is 72 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