(1843 - 1933)
Heywood Hardy was active/lived in United Kingdom, England. Heywood Hardy is known for painting and etcher of portrait, animal and sporting subjects.
Biography Heywood Hardy
Heywood Hardy was a painter and etcher of animals, portraits, genre and
sporting subjects. He was born in Chichester, on 25th November
1842, son of the artist James Hardy, Sr (1801-79) and younger brother
of James Hardy Jr (1832-89).
Hardy left home at the age of 17, and attempted to earn a living by
painting animal pictures. He did this successfully, and, after a
short time with the 7th Somerset Volunteers, he borrowed some money
from his brother and traveled to Paris. In 1864 he entered the
Ecole des Beaux Arts to study under the battle artist, Pielse.
returned to England in 1868 and found he was in great demand. He
was often invited to country estates to paint portraits, sporting
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