Watercolour, Framed, inscribed with title signed and dated. 9"x28"

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,

The Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice 1893

Thomas Bush Hardy 1842-1897