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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Butter and Eggs/Linaria Vulgaris
Description Watercolor on paper. Five thin green stems covered in very thin leaves running the length of stem shaft. Top portion of each stem has oblong clusters of small yellow and orange flowers. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Butter and Eggs". Watercolor is mounted on white board and is unframed.
Year Range from 1895.0
Year Range to 1905.0
Material paper, cardboard
Dimensions H-0.25 W-11 D-14 inches
Makers mark On back in pencil: "Butter and Eggs/Linaria Vulgaris"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0080
Provenance Artist has marked "80" on back indicating a series. This is 80 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