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Portrait of Dr. George Wood

Artist/Maker: Henry Raeburn (Scotland, 1756-1823)

Date: ca. 1785
Medium: oil on canvas
Sight: 35 x 26 1/2 in. (88.9 x 67.3 cm)
Framed: 45 x 36 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (114.3 x 93 x 9.2 cm)
Classification: Art Works
Credit Line: Gift of Ione T. Staley
Object number: 52.002.000
DescriptionDr. Alexander Wood (1725-1807) was an eminent surgeon, well-known for his charitable works and acts of kindness. The poet Byron dedicated a fragment of the fifth canto of “Childe Harold” to him: "Oh? for an hour of him who knew no feud, the octogenarian chief, the kind old Sandy Wood!"
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