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THE HARDY FAMILY OF ARTISTS. Kimber G. Hardy. Antique Collectors' Club Ltd, Woodbridge, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, New York. 224 pp. with 206 ills. (79 col.). 30 x 25 cm. ISBN 9781851498260 In English.
Due date: August 2016. Publisher's description: The artists in the Hardy family, Heywood, James, Frederick Daniel and several others, have always been popular with collectors. However, this is the first comprehensive assessment of their work, based on previously unpublished material and with illustrations of all their major paintings. Heywood Hardy was a remarkably versatile artist who did much to advance a more realistic portrayal of animals, landscapes, portraits and sporting scenes over a long and productive career from 1860 to 1927. His elder brother James Hardy junior became one of the most accomplished sporting artists of his day. And their cousin Frederick Daniel Hardy painted some of the most accurate and sympathetic pictures of life in country towns and villages. The book's author, Kimber Hardy, a descendant of the Hardy painters, has called upon a significant collection of letters and documents about the artists. His revealing, intelligent narrative on their lives and works provides engaging accompaniment to the wealth of color reproductions featured in the book.
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Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 172167
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