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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Spreading Dogbane/apocynum androsaemifolium
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Brown stem with four large, oblong leaves. Small clusters of tiny pink flowers at stem tip and small branched stem ends. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Spreading Dogbane". 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 pen: "Spreading Dogbane/apocynum androsaemifolium"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0064
Provenance Artist has marked "64" on back indicating a series. This is 64 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