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Thomas Hardy

(1757-1804), Portrait painter and engraver

Artist associated with 20 portraits
The portrait painter, Thomas Hardy, born in Derbyshire, entered the School of Painting at the Royal Academy in 1778 and exhibited at the Royal Academy (1778-98), including portraits of the musicians, Joseph Haydn, Johann Peter Salomon and Wilhelm Cramer. Hardy engraved some of his own work.

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John Horne Tooke, by Thomas Hardy - NPG 13

John Horne Tooke

by Thomas Hardy
oil on canvas, before 1791
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 13

John Reeves, after Thomas Hardy - NPG 2633

John Reeves

after Thomas Hardy
oil on canvas, (1792)
NPG 2633

Wilhelm Cramer, by Thomas Hardy - NPG 6198

Wilhelm Cramer

by Thomas Hardy
oil on canvas, 1794
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6198

Arthur Blayney, by Thomas Hardy, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D749

Arthur Blayney

by Thomas Hardy, after Sir William Beechey
mezzotint, late 18th century
NPG D749

Sir Richard Whitworth in camp at Winchester 1778, by Robert Laurie, after  Thomas Hardy - NPG D37577

Sir Richard Whitworth in camp at Winchester 1778

by Robert Laurie, after Thomas Hardy
mezzotint, circa 1788
NPG D37577

John Horne Tooke, by Anker Smith, after  Thomas Hardy - NPG D6960

John Horne Tooke

by Anker Smith, after Thomas Hardy
line engraving, published 1791
NPG D6960

John Horne Tooke, by Anker Smith, after  Thomas Hardy - NPG D20219

John Horne Tooke

by Anker Smith, after Thomas Hardy
line engraving, published 1791
NPG D20219

John Moody, by and published by Thomas Hardy - NPG D38929

John Moody

by and published by Thomas Hardy
mezzotint, published 12 June 1792
NPG D38929

John Moody, by and published by Thomas Hardy - NPG D5702

John Moody

by and published by Thomas Hardy
mezzotint, published 12 June 1792
NPG D5702

Johann Peter Salomon, by Georg Siegmund Facius, or by  Johann Gottlieb Facius, after  Thomas Hardy - NPG D21104

Johann Peter Salomon

by Georg Siegmund Facius, or by Johann Gottlieb Facius, after Thomas Hardy
stipple engraving, published 1792
NPG D21104

Johann Peter Salomon, by Georg Siegmund Facius, or by  Johann Gottlieb Facius, after  Thomas Hardy - NPG D21105

Johann Peter Salomon

by Georg Siegmund Facius, or by Johann Gottlieb Facius, after Thomas Hardy
stipple engraving, published 1792
NPG D21105

Sir Henry Gould, by Thomas Hardy, published by  Hugh Richards - NPG D34650

Sir Henry Gould

by Thomas Hardy, published by Hugh Richards
mezzotint, published 1 March 1794
NPG D34650

Wilhelm Cramer, by Thomas Hardy, published by  John Bland - NPG D19751

Wilhelm Cramer

by Thomas Hardy, published by John Bland
stipple engraving, published 6 June 1794 (1794)
NPG D19751

William Shield, by Thomas Hardy - NPG D5978

William Shield

by Thomas Hardy
stipple engraving, published 1796
NPG D5978

Edward Miller, by Thomas Hardy, published by  F. Linley - NPG D15688

Edward Miller

by Thomas Hardy, published by F. Linley
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1796
NPG D15688

Thomas Littledale, by Thomas Hardy, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D3595

Thomas Littledale

by Thomas Hardy, after Sir William Beechey
mezzotint, (1797)
NPG D3595

John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset, by Thomas Hardy, published by  John Ginger, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35362

John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset

by Thomas Hardy, published by John Ginger, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 9 April 1799 (circa 1777-1778)
NPG D35362

John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset, by Thomas Hardy, published by  John Ginger, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35363

John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset

by Thomas Hardy, published by John Ginger, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 9 April 1799 (circa 1777-1778)
NPG D35363

John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset, by Thomas Hardy, published by  John Ginger, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14498

John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset

by Thomas Hardy, published by John Ginger, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 9 April 1799 (circa 1777-1778)
NPG D14498

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John Reeves

by and published by Thomas Hardy
mezzotint, published 4 December 1793
NPG D39684

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