Portrait of Susannah Shannon Pindar (1791-1822)
Watercolor and white gouache on thin board
Overall: 8 x 6 in. ( 20.3 x 15.2 cm )
Verso of frame backing inscribed with extensive family history and genealogy of Reed, Shannon, and Pindar families; very doubtful attribution to Jarvis from donor information
Susannah Shannon was the daughter of John and Martha (Reed) Shannon of New York and Trenton, New Jersey. In 1809 she was married to Charles Pindar, Russian consul to the United States stationed in New Orleans. Following their marriage Pindar went into the grocery business in New York.
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
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