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Isaac Greenwood (1702-1745)

Object Number: 
1942.587
Date: 
ca. 1735-1740
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 1/2 x 24 1/4 in. ( 74.9 x 61.6 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Professor Greenwood was born in Boston, the son of Samuel, a prosperous merchant, and Elizabeth (Bronsdon) Greenwood. He graduated from Harvard in 1721 and thereafter studied theology in England. Returning to Massachusetts he was appointed the first Hollis Professor of Mathematics at Harvard in 1727.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Eliza R. and Mary M. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group