"Sailors On The Docks By André Hardy"Oil on panel by André HARDY representing sailors in port.
Born January 16, 1887 in Flers (Orne). Died in 1986.
Twentieth century. French.
Painter of typical scenes, landscapes, animated landscapes, watercolor, illustrator, poster. Post-Impressionist.
He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was a friend of Paul-Emile Pissaro, of Moteley, Leander. He painted in Normandy and Brittany scenes of landscapes, small fishing ports and the working life of the hamlets: the baker, the blacksmith, the carpenter, etc .... His painting is in the vast current French post-impressionist. There he also must illustrations for novels and tourist guides on Normandy, as well as many posters. BIBLIOGR: Gérald Schurr, in: The Little Masters of Painting 1820-1920, value tomorrow, Les Editions de l'Amateur, t. VII, Paris 1989.