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Mrs. Isaac John Greenwood (1815-1899)

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Oil on canvas
Framed: 30 3/4 × 26 5/8 × 3 1/2 in. (78.1 × 67.6 × 8.9 cm) Unframed: 21 1/4 × 17 in. (54 × 43.2 cm)
Signed and dated upper right: "William Thorne / 1896" inscription: on stretcher: "To Langdon Greenwood, Jr. / Feb. 5, 1896" label: on stretcher: "Mrs. Mary McKay Greenwood, b. Dec. 24, 1815. / d. Jan. 27, 1899. She was the daughter of / John and Elizabe
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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. This portrait was a gift to the Society from her granddaughter.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group