Martin Hardie (1875-1952)
Boat for Sale
Framed and glazed
Overall size including frame: 40 x 50.5 cm
After studying at Cambridge University, Hardie studied at the Royal College of Art under Frank Short and went on to become keeper of the departments of Painting & Engraving and Illustration & Design at the Victoria & Albert Museum, from which he retired in 1935. He exhibited watercolours at the Royal Academy and elsewhere and became a distinguished writer on art. He lived at Tonbridge, Kent.