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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Solomonis Scal/Polyponatum Pukescens?
Description Watercolor on paper. White background green leaves and green flowers. Two stems with a root attached to one. Artist has identified the wildflower as "Solomon's Seal/Polygonatum Pukescens?". Research indicates the scientific name for this flower may be "Polygonatum biflorum" 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: "5" "Solomonis Scal/Polyponatum Pukescens?"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0005
Provenance Artist has marked "5" on back indicating a series. This is 5 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