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1977.0091
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Watercolor on paper. Thin green stems protruding from feathery base of green leaves just above root. at tips o f leafless stems are singular yellow flower heads with thin, straight petals. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Canada Hawkweed". Watercolor is mounted on gray board and is unframed.
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1977.0108
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Watercolor on light brown paper. Two thin leafless stems, each with a long cluster of tiny white flowers along the stem end. Next to these two stems is an additional stem with a base of large oblong leaves and no flowers. Artist has not identified the wildflower. Watercolor is not mounted.
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1977.0060
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Watercolor on paper. Five large, bright green leaves are tubular in shape and in a cluster at the base of the plant. Thin stems support red blossoms. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Pitcher Plant". Watercolor is mounted on gray board and is unframed.
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1997.122
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Painting titled "West Island." Oil on canvas in wooden frame with gold paint finish. Features a rocky shore scene with large cliffs in the background and water at proper right. A group of people in bathing suits is gathered on the rocks. Two nude swimmers at proper right near water. A single person stands on the cliffs in the distance. Marked in pen on back: "79.41 213", "$4,500", and "West Island Molly Luce". Appraisal 1989 - $2,000.
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1997.0532
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Oil on canvas in gold frame. Painting of a field with a haywagon being pulled by two oxen. Painting is signed on proper lower right "F. McCay". Written on label on back "George Gray (1825-1900) on load of hay at farm on West Road, owned by William Pabodie and descendants from 1684-1762. Farm belonged to Gray family from 1762-1960. Now J. William Middendorf place. LCHS". Written in ink on back of paper: "George Gray 1828-1900/on a load of hay/he lived in the Wm. Pabodie, Jr. house, later Middendorf." Sticker: "Arnold Art Store and Gallery/ established 1870/210 Thames Street Newport, RI"
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1977.0063
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Watercolor on paper. Three separate stems, each with narrow, oblong leaves running the length of the shaft. Small clusters of tiny blue flowers are at each stem end. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Forget-me-not". Watercolor is mounted on gray board and is unframed.
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1997.0539
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Oil on canvas in a gold frame with a linen mat. Landscape by Sydney Burleigh of Ropes Farm looking East. A plowed field in fall in foreground with a sunset sky of pink and turquoise, farm buildings in background. Tag on back: "Exhibited at the Sydney Richmond Burleigh exhibition of paintings LCHS August 15-19, 1962 Number 67 in catalog". Second tag: "Framed by/Kennedy Galleries Inc./Founded 1874 by H. Wunderlich/13 East 58th Street/New York 22, N.Y./73461/2" Stamped on frame: "PHOTO". Additional handwritten information on paper liner: is unreadable.
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2007.0015
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Watercolor, framed and matted. Landscape with barn on left, haystack on right, boat sail in background.
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1977.0085
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Watercolor on paper. One central green stem with tiny green leaves and light purple flowers with long, thing petals. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Chicory". Watercolor is mounted on gray board and is unframed.
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1977.0054
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Watercolor on paper. Cluster of small green and browns stems attached by root. Stems each have one green leaf or small purple flower. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Birdsfoot violet". Watercolor is mounted on gray board and is unframed.
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1977.0135
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Watercolor on light brown paper. Close-up view of white flowering plant. Extremely large green leaves at bottom of page. One central stem is covered in a vertical cluster of white flowers. A second flowerless stem is at proper left. Artist has not identified the wildflower. Watercolor is not mounted.
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1977.0040
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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.
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