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Isaac John Greenwood, Jr. (1833-1911)

Object Number: 
1969.7
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Framed: 28 3/8 × 23 × 3 1/4 in. (72.1 × 58.4 × 8.3 cm) Unframed: 22 1/2 × 17 1/4 in. (57.2 × 43.8 cm)
Marks: 
Signed and dated upper left: "William Thorne ’95" label: on back of frame: "Isaac John Greenwood, 2nd, eldest son of / Isaac John and Mary (McKay) Greenwood, / b. Nov. 15, 1833, d. Dec. 16, 1911. / He married Oct. 23, 1866, Mary Agnes, daughter / of Jo
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the son of Isaac John Greenwood I, and Mary (McKay) Greenwood, his second wife. After graduating from Columbia College in 1853 and receiving an A.M. degree in 1857, he became a merchant, but his interests soon turned to chemistry and medicine, which he then began to study. He was a member of numerous institutions, among them N-YHS. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his daughter.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group