TITLE

New light on the painter and engraver Thomas Hardy (1757-1804)

AUTHOR(S)
Davison, Alan
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
British Art Journal;Summer2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses English portrait painter and engraver Thomas Hardy. The author suggests that Hardy's 1790s paintings of English citizens serve as a historical record. The author discusses problems with historical sources of information on Hardy and outlines Hardy's family, education at the Royal Academy of Arts, and life in London, England. Portraits discussed include those of Lady Georgiana Cavendish of Chatsworth, radical politician John Horne Tooke, and John Frederick, 3rd Duke of Dorset.
ACCESSION #
65441219

 

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