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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