John Buchanan
Original Author: John Blennerhassett Martin
Created: Nineteenth century
Medium: Oil on fabric

John Buchanan

John Buchanan, an Episcopal clergyman who served as rector of Henrico Parish (1785–1822) and the treasurer of the Diocese of Virginia (1793–1822), is the subject of this nineteenth-century portrait by the artist John Blennerhassett Martin, an Irish immigrant who lived and worked in Richmond for more than forty years.