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Heywood Hardy

Biography of Artist

He was born in Chester on 25 November 1842 and died in 1933
He was an animal, sporting and genre painter, etcher and church decorator, the youngest son of James Hardy Senior. After an initial trial an artist he joined the 7th Somerset Volunteers. He later studied in Paris and Antwerp and painted the altar-piece for the Hasler Royal Navy Hospital Chapel.
After he had returned from Paris and Antwerp he settled in London where he shared a studio with Briton Riviere, an animal artist, and his career really took off.
He became a member of the Royal Society of Painters-Etchers and Engravers in 1880 the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 1883 the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 1891 and an Associate of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours in 1895
Address: London 1880 Worthing, Sussex 1918
Exhibited at:
Baille Gallery x 1
Dudley Gallery and New Dudley Gallery x 1
Dowdeswell Galleries x 5
Fine Art Society x 1
Grosvenor Gallery x 22
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool x12
Manchester City Art Gallery x 3
New Gallery x 19
Royal Society of Portrait Painters x 26
Royal Academy x 30
Royal Society of Painters-Etchers and Engravers x 8
Royal Institute of Oil Painters x 7
Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours x 4
Arthur Tooth & Sons Gallery x 36
In 1909 he returned to East Preston, in Sussex where he continued to paint into his eighties at the local church where he painted a series of panels depicting Christ at the village church of Clymping Hardy.
His works can be found in the museums of Bristol and at the Victoria and Albert in London.

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