Susan Poinsett

  • Edward Greene Malbone, Susan Poinsett, ca. 1801-1802, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer, 1999.27.27

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Edward Greene Malbone painted Elisha Poinsett’s daughter, Susan (1782-1804), 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
Artists
Date
ca. 1801-1802
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (7.0 x 5.7 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Poinsett, Susan – bust
Object Number
1999.27.27
Palette
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