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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Wild rose Marsh?/Rosa Palustris
Description Watercolor on paper. Brown stem with small branches of green leaves. Two large flowers have pink petals and yellow centers. Several small unbloomed buds are also visible. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Wild rose". 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: "Wild rose Marsh?/Rosa Palustris"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0040
Provenance Artist has marked "40" on back indicating a series. This is 40 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