National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #711
Subject/Title:
Trigg, John
Artist:attributed to one of the Coopers
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:large - in gold leaf frame
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:
Condition:

Description:Three-quarter portrait of an older man facing and looking slightly left, although all the face is visible. He is wearing a dark coat and banded dark tie and has a white shirt with a stand-up collar. His hands rest in his lap, with the right hand on top of the left.
History of Work:
Notes:26 Dec. 1798-27 June 1863. Born in Sumner County, TN; died at Devils Elbow Plantation in Tipton County, TN; buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis.  Married Elizabeth Bradley 13 Aug. 1821 in Williamson Co.

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