HARDWICK, William Noble

1804 - 1865

William Noble Hardwick, was born at Southwark, then in Surrey, on 1 September 1804, son of William Hardwick and his wife Lydia, but was not baptised until 14 October 1810, at St Saviour, Southwark, London. A pupil of Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) and was a landscape painter. He exhibited from 1829 and was a Member of the New Society of Painters in Watercolours in 1834 and exhibited at the Suffolk Fine Arts Association exhibition in 1850, held at the New Lecture Hall of the Mechanics' Institution, Ipswich three watercolours 'Huy, on the Meuse', 'Chateau de Modave, on the Hoyoux, Belgium' and 'Lynn Dwarchen, North Wales'. In 1838 he settled in Bath where he married in 1843 and worked mostly in the West Country. He may have travelled abroad from 1851 when he applied for a passport but died at his home at 3 Rosehill Terrace, Larkhall, Bath on 7 April 1865 and his obituary is in 'The Exeter and Plymouth Gazette' of 13 April 1865. His paintings 'several hundred examples' were sold by auction at Rainey's Auction Rooms, Southgate Street, Bath on 9 August 1865,, he was married at had issue.

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