Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Phacelia Grandiflora

Artist:
Margaret Neilson Armstrong (American, New York 1867–1944 New York)
Date:
June 4, 1912
Medium:
Watercolor and brown ink over graphite, with page design indicated in graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 11/16 x 9 15/16 in. (34.8 x 25.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Helena Bienstock, Cynthia MacKay Keegan and Frank E. Johnson, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.341.2(5)
Not on view
Signature: signed in brown ink within image: "MA"

Inscription: title below image in brown ink; lower left in brown ink: "Montecito. Cal. June 4, 1912"; in graphite: "Please state whether this looks like P. viscida" (crossed out); "Looks like P. grandiflora. Mrs. Grant, formerly of Santa Barbara, says that she finds it vivid blue at barkinteria; she has often gathered it in quantity"(crossed out); "Jepson", "Arcutt?"; in graphite lower right: "3"; verso in graphite: "Armstrong"
Helena Bienstock; Cynthia MacKay Keegan (American); Frank E. Johnson (American); Donor: Helena Bienstock Donor: Cynthia MacKay Keegan (American)Donor: Frank E. Johnson (American)
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