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Classification:Art Objects
Object Number:499-2-38
Object Name:painting
Title:Venus Mariposa (Calochortus venustus)
Date:May 19, 1946
Subject:Venus mariposa wildflowers
Description:Thirteen flowers on wiry thin green stems in varying shades of white, pink, purple and deep red. Nine buds visible. Bases of plants not shown. Plants dominate all of paper. Set in grassy hills with golden hills in background. Blue sky upper two-thirds of paper. Edges of paper unpainted. Lines of color on bottom and side, edges. I.D. Marks: Name of plant in black ink, name and address bottom edge.
Medium/Materials:watercolor on paper
Dimensions:Image: 55.6 x 35 cm. (21 7/8 x 13 25/32 in.)
Framed: 63.5 x 48.26 cm. (25 x 19 in.)
Inscriptions:Signed lower right "Jane S. Pinheiro 5-19-46."
Park Unit:Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve (SR)
Artist:Jane S. Pinheiro, 1907 - 1978
Collector:Wildflower Preservation Committee