Mrs. Joseph Manigault (Charlotte Drayton)

  • Edward Greene Malbone, Mrs. Joseph Manigault (Charlotte Drayton), ca. 1801, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Pearl G. Manigault, 1970.296

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This miniature of Charlotte Drayton (1781-1855) remained in the Manigault family of Charleston, South Carolina, along with a miniature of her husband, which Edward Malbone painted the following year. Joseph Manigault was a plantation owner, a member of the South Carolina legislature, and a trustee of the College of Charleston.

Title
Mrs. Joseph Manigault (Charlotte Drayton)
Artist
Date
ca. 1801
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sight 3 x 2 3/8 in. (7.5 x 6.0 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Pearl G. Manigault

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Drayton, Charlotte – bust
  • Portrait female – Manigault, Joseph, Mrs. – bust
Object Number
1970.296
Palette
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