ABOUT JOHN GREENWOOD

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John Greenwood

1727-1792

Portrait-painter, born 7 Dec. 1727 in Boston, Massachusetts, was a son of Samuel Greenwood, merchant, by his second wife, Mary Charnock, and a nephew of Professor Isaac Greenwood of Harvard College. In 1742, just after his father's death, he was apprenticed to Thomas Johnston, an artist in watercolours, heraldic painting, engraving, and japanning.

WORKS BY GREENWOOD JOHN