John Hardy (1923-2014, New York) Original Oil on Wood. Titled "Blessing". Painting depicts what appears to be a a fully nude full figured Catholic Priest, Bishop or Cardinal standing on red carpet. Features blue ground with highly detailed shading on nude man. Board measures 24" x 18". Signed and titled on verso Blessing Oil on wood 24" x 18" 1997 John Hardy NYC. John Hardy was born in Tours, France. He spent his childhood in various parts of the country including New York, Virginia, and North Carolina, and later lived in Florida and Georgia. His travels outside the USA include Europe, Greece, Egypt, Kenya, Uganda, the Caribbean Islands, Panama, and Mexico. Good overall condition. Hill Auction Gallery in house USA continental shipping $100 plus insurance. Gallery will refer a local shipper for international buyers. Purchaser pick up available upon request.