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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Wild Oats/Vvularia sessiliforia
Description Watercolor on paper. White background green leaves. Two stems, one has a root attached. Two yellow flowers. Artist has identified the wildflower as "Wild Oats/Vvularia sessiliforia". 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: "9" "Wild Oats/Vvularia sessiliforia"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0009
Provenance Artist has marked "9" on back indicating a series. This is 9 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