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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Birdsfoot Violet/Viola pedata
Description Watercolor on paper. Cluster of small green and browns stems attached by root. Stems each have one green leaf or small purple flower. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Birdsfoot violet". Watercolor is mounted on gray 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 pencil: "Birdsfoot Violet/Viola pedata"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0054
Provenance Artist has marked "54" on back indicating a series. This is 54 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