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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Cypress Spurge/Euphorbia cyparissias
Description Watercolor on paper. Two brown stems, each with thin, spikey green leaves running the length of the shaft. At top of each stemare small partially bloomed white flowers. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Cypress Spurge". 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: "Cypress Spurge/Euphorbia cyparissias"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0048
Provenance Artist has marked "48" on back indicating a series. This is 48 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