HARDY, THOMAS (1840-1928)
PORTRAIT BY HERBERT ROSE BARRAUD (1845-1895), vintage photograph, varnished collotype, half length, almost looking into the camera, Hardy's name written in red on the mount in a nineteenth-century hand, framed and glazed, size of image 13 x 10 inches (34 x 25 cm), overall size 18½ x 15 inches (47 x 38 cm), [c. 1889]
In his biography, Martin Seymour-Smith describes this portrait as 'Perhaps the most eloquent of all the photographs taken of Hardy'. From Men and Women of the Day, [c.1888].
Also see lot 377.