Sir Charles Hardy.

Method Mezzotint
Artist Philip Dawe after Thomas Hudson
Published [c.1779]
Dimensions Image 135 x 112 mm, Sheet 143 x 112 mm
Notes Sir Charles Hardy (c.1714 - 1780) was Commander-in-Chief, North Atlantic; a post that included that of Governor of New York. In 1759, he married Catharine Stanyan, the daughter of the politician Temple Stanyan. Through Catherine, he inherited Rawlins Manor (Woodcote Manor) in Oxfordshire.

Philip Dawe (c.1750-1791) was a British painter and mezzotinter of portraits and satires on fashion. The son of a city merchant; he was the pupil, and relation by marriage of Henry Morland, after whom he often worked. He was the father of the painter and mezzotinter George Dawe. He exhibited his work between 1761 and 1782. Dawe worked mostly for Sayer and for Bowles, but published some early states himself.

Thomas Hudson (1701-1779) was a British portrait painter and collector of Old Master drawings. Born in Devon, he was a pupil of Richardson, whose daughter he married in 1725. He was active in the West Country and London between 1730 and 1740. His draperies were frequently painted by Joseph Van Aken, who also worked for Ramsay and Pickering. Reynolds was his apprentice between 1740 and 1743. He also taught Wright of Derby and Mortimer. He visited France and the Netherlands in 1748, and visited Italy briefly with Roubiliac in 1752. He exhibited with the Society of Artists in 1761 and 1766.

Chaloner Smith unrecorded, Lennox - Boyd i/i, O'Donoghue 2, Russell 4a

Ex. Col.: Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd

Condition: Trimmed to image at top and sides, and below title at bottom. Tipped to album page.
Framing unmounted
Price £120.00
Stock ID 21276