Heywood Hardy Biography1843-1933
English Victorian Romanticism Painter
Hardy most popular subjects are coaching scenes or people on horseback. One of Hardy's trademarks is his ability to paint his animals with a notable degree of sensitivity, demonstrating a great understanding of horses.
Among his many patrons were the Sitwells of Renishaw. He also painted a series of religious scenes of the life of Christ for Clymping Church, Sussex in 1909.
Hardy exhibited at the Royal Academy, British Institution, Suffolk Street, Old Watercolour Society and the New Gallery.