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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Downy False Foxglove/Aureolaria flaua
Description Watercolor on paper. One brown central stem with branched stems of thin, oblong leaves and large yellow flowers. Some of flowers are in various stages of bloom. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Downy False Foxglove". 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: "Downy False Foxglove/Aureolaria flaua"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0077
Provenance Artist has marked "77" on back indicating a series. This is 77 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