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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Clintonia/clintonia borealis
Description Watercolor on paper. White background green leaves. Two stems, one with four yellow flowers and one with four blue berries. Three open flowers and one closed. Artist has identified the wildflower as "Clintonia/clintonia borealis". Watercolor research this flower might be clintonia umbellulata. 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: "8" "Clintonia/clintonia borealis"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0008
Provenance Artist has marked "8" on back indicating a series. This is 8 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