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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Grass pink/calopogon pulchellus
Description Watercolor on paper. Two green stems of small purple flowers with long, thin green leaves. Artist has identified the wildflower as "grass pink". 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: "grass pink/calopogon pulchellus"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0022
Provenance Artist has marked "22" on back indicating a series. This is 22 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