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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Black-Eyed Susan/ Rudebeckia hirta
Description Watercolor on paper. Four thin green stems with sparse, oblong leaves near bottom. At each stem tip is a singular flower with long yellow petals and brown center. One stem is curved to the side. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Black-eyed Susan". 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 pencil: "Black-Eyed Susan/ Rudebeckia hirta'"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0090
Provenance Artist has marked "90" on back indicating a series. This is 90 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