watercolour, signed and indistinctly dated 188?, in gold frame, 8"x18"
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,