Trott, Benjamin

Trott, Benjamin

(c. 1770–c. 1841) painter; born in (?) Boston. An artist in New York (c. 1791), he moved to Philadelphia (c. 1794–97), then traveled continuously, painting miniatures, until he settled in Baltimore, Md. (c. 1839).
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