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Regarded for his portraits of James Madison, James Monroe, and John Quincy Adams, Chester Harding was a respected painter during the early 1800s. Records show that he purchased a parcel of land in Barre, New York from the Holland Land Company where his parents, Abiel and Olive Harding, lived out the remainder of their lives.
County of Orleans
Town of Barre, Artists, Famous People, Orleans County
Painting | Public History | United States History
Ballard, Matthew R., "Renowned Portrait Painter had Connections to Orleans County" (2017). Pioneer Record. 14.