Heywood Hardy was a British sporting artist that lived from 1843- 1933 and was (and is) extremely well-known for his paintings depicting the hunt country life and most specifically his images of the fox hunting life. This restrike engraving shows a red-coated huntsman taking a shortcut through the brush on his way to the weekly hunting meet, and his loyal hounds in tow. Signed in the plate “Heywood Hardy”, published by London Photogravure Syndicate Ltd., black wood frame with double matting, presented under glass., single wire hanger back, c1970s, excellent condition. Note: Not examined out of frame. Image measures 20 x 28 inches and framed image measures 37 ½ x 29 inches.