Doge's Palace, Venice. Signed and dated 1879. Watercolour, 14"x20", framed. Very similar to the picture illustrated on page 167 in John Morton Lee's book on Thomas Bush Hardy.
Thomas Bush Hardy RBA 1842 - 1897. Marine painter and watercolourist. Born in Sheffield, traveled in Holland and Italy. Exhibited at SS 1871-97 (elected RBA 1884), RA and NWS. Hardy's prolific coastal scences painted in fresh and vivid colours, achieved enormous popularity. A most sought after artist,