Isaac John Greenwood I (1795-1865)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 11/16 in. ( 5.4 x 4.3 cm )
Inscribed: on back:"J.W. Dodge/Miniature Painter/No. 37 Lispenard St./New York May 24th 1832"
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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