Mrs. Isaac John Greenwood I (1815-1899)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.3 x 6.4 cm )
label: on back: "Mary (McKay) Greenwood/wife of I. J. Greenwood/ b. Dec. 24, 1815, d. Jan. 27, 1899. painted by John A. McDougall/Jan. 1838 ae 23. Given by the above to her/granddaugter Eliza Rudd/Greenwood."
Mary (McKay) Greenwood was married to Isaac John Greenwood I in 1832, as his second wife. She was the youngest child of John and Elizabeth (Ridell) McKay of New York. Her father was a merchant in the China trade who had come to New York from Ireland in 1783.
Gift of Eliza R. and Mary M. Greenwood
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