Susan Poinsett

Edward Greene Malbone painted Elisha Poinsett’s daughter, Susan (17821804), and other members of the Charleston family in 1801 and 1802. Susan was then recuperating from a lengthy illness, but her recovery was brief and she died two years later.

Title
Susan Poinsett
Artist
Date
ca. 1801-1802
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sight 2 342 14 in. (7.05.7 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Poinsett, Susan – bust
Object Number
1999.27.27
Palette
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