Isaac John Greenwood I (1795-1865)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Label: on the back:"Isaac John Greenwood/b. July 1795, d. May 14, 1865/ Painted by John A. McDougall/Jan. 1838 Ae 43. Given by Widow Mary McKay/Greenwood to her granddaughter Eliza R. Greenwood."
The subject was born in New York, the son of John and Elizabeth (Weaver) Greenwood. He turned to his father's profession, dentistry, in 1818, from which he retired in 1829, at the end of a distinguished career.
Gift of Eliza R. and Mary M. Greenwood
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