James Pleasants
Original Author: Waldemar Franklin Dieterich after Chester Harding original
Created: ca. 1925 after nineteenth-century original
Medium: Oil on canvas

James Pleasants

James Pleasants, a politician who served as a Virginia member of the U.S. Senate from 1819 until 1822 and as governor of Virginia from 1822 until 1825, is the subject of this copy portrait made by Waldemar Franklin Dieterich after the original nineteenth-century painting by Chester Harding. This item is from the Commonwealth of Virginia's art collection.