Susan Poinsett

Artist:
Edward Greene Malbone (1777–1807)
Date:
1802
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
2 1/2 x 2 1/16 in. (6.4 x 5.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.165.31
Not on view
The sitter (?-1804) was the sister of Joel Roberts Poinsett (38.165.30).
Inscription: Inscribed on card on verso, in a later hand: Miss Poinsett / of S. C. / by Malbone / 1802
the sitter's brother, Joel R. Poinsett, Charleston, South Carolina; descended in the family to Frances Mary Ann Lovell Izlar, Charleston, South Carolina; her son, Sydney O. Izlar, Charleston, South Carolina, 1894–ca. 1902; R. T. H. Halsey, New York, until 1938