National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #144
Subject/Title: Cocke, John
Artist:MacKenzie,
F. J.
Date Created:1929
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:37 x 32
Image Dimensions:29 x 24
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:7/14/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Bust-length three-quarter right profile of a man in dark suit and white shirt with a white bow tie. He has ruddy cheeks and hair parted over his right eye. The background is dark, as is the overall palette of the work.
History:This work is a copy of a portrait housed in Knoxville. The detail was done to assist the owners in restoring the original.
This copy may lighten upon cleaning.
Notes:Subject was "major general in the Army, Congressman, state senator, and lawyer." He was born in 1772 and died in 1854.

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