Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Canada Hawkweed/Hieracium canadense
Description Watercolor on paper. Thin green stems protruding from feathery base of green leaves just above root. at tips o f leafless stems are singular yellow flower heads with thin, straight petals. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Canada Hawkweed". Watercolor is mounted on gray 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 pen: "Canada Hawkweed/Hieracium canadense"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0091
Provenance Artist has marked "91" on back indicating a series. This is 91 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