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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Hardhack - Steeplebush/Spirea Tomantosa
Description Watercolor on paper. Three brown stems with green leaves running the length of the shaft. Top of each stem has pyramidal clusters of small pink flowers. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Hardhack - Steeplebush". 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: "Hardhack - Steeplebush/Spirea Tomantosa"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0039
Provenance Artist has marked "39" on back indicating a series. This is 39 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