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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Cosmos/Cosmos sulphureus
Description Watercolor on paper. One thin, central green stalk with long, feathery leaves. Stalk branches out into thinner stems with singular yellow flowers at tip. Several flowers are in early stages of bloom. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Cosmos". 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: "Cosmos/Cosmos sulphureus"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0086
Provenance Artist has marked "86" on back indicating a series. This is 86 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