Master of the Hounds
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Heywood Hardy ( 1843 - 1933)
Heywood Hardy was born in Chichester, 25th November 1843, the youngest son of the landscape painter James Hardy Snr. His was to become a well-known family of artists. James Hardy Jnr (1832-1889), a brother, was a renowned painter of animals and sporting genre, David, a second brother, was a painter of rustic genre and his cousin Frederick Daniel Hardy (1827-1911) a painter of genre and interior scene, was a leading member of the Cranbrook colony in Kent.